Monday, December 2, 2013
The Spain international has dismissed rumors that he wants to leave his current club and added that his relationship with president Florentino Perez is fine.
The Spain international feels the Blaugrana were in control prior to Bilbao's opener and has urged his teammates to step up their game in front of goal.
Sunday, December 1, 2013
The coach refused to criticize his players after they suffered their second defeat in a row after Iker Muniain struck to give Athletic Bilbao a win
Gerardo Martino's men lost for the second time in a week and, although they remain top of La Liga, the Argentine coach now needs to strengthen his squad in the transfer window
The Barcelona midfielder believes that Athletic Bilbao should have been down to 10 men before Iker Muniain's goal ended the Blaugrana's unbeaten start to the Liga season
Goal took in the action in the Basque Country, where the home side's unbeaten start in its new stadium endured after a famous scalp against Barca
Having lost in midweek to Ajax, Gerardo Martino's men were once again beaten on the road thanks to the young Spaniard's effort in the second half.
The striker is reported to be the subject of a summer bid from Real Madrid, but the Chilean, who coached at the Bernabeu, does not expect the Argentina star to leave the club
The Madrid superstar is confident Spurs' under-fire manager will turn the club's fortunes around and guide them to a Champions League finish
The Real Madrid defender has praised his team-mate as the world's best, but believes the emphatic victory over Valladolid shows they can manage without their Portuguese star
The first-year coach got tough with his players for the first time following their defeat to Ajax in Amsterdam.
The Real Madrid left back has heaped praise on the winger after his outing Saturday but says he still has work to do to be mentioned in the same breath as the Portuguese star.
Saturday, November 30, 2013
The Bayern Munich star admitted his frustration that his compatriot publicly stated he would vote for Cristiano Ronaldo to win the prestigious award.
The Italian credited the Argentine as the driving force behind his side's 4-0 rout of Valladolid despite the summer signing netting his first hat trick for the club
The Welshman was ecstatic at registering his first treble for the Spanish giants and attributed his progress to learning from Cristiano Ronaldo.
Goals from Koke and Diego Costa put the Rojiblancos level on points with Barcelona at the top of La Liga but their coach has warned his players to sustain their competitive edge
With only one win in six, question marks have been raised over the future of coach Paulo Fonseca after Fernando Alexandre scored Academica's winner and Danilo missed a penalty.
The club official is confident the winger is capable of becoming ever better after his hat trick against Valladolid, but believes Cristiano Ronaldo remains los Blancos' finest.
A Gareth Bale hat trick and a Karim Benzema header handed Carlo Ancelotti's side a fifth consecutive league win to close the gap at the top to three points.