Spanish Football

Tuesday 24 May 2016

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Gianluigi Buffon gets a new tattoo, Jerome Boateng takes to the stage and Barcelona take a stroll

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The Manchester City midfielder was not surprised by the Barcelona star's display but he maintains that his performance has not heightened optimism among Spain's squad

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The Reds will tackle the Spanish giants under the iconic arch of the national stadium on August 6 as they get into gear for Jurgen Klopp's first full campaign in charge

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The pair's shootout at San Siro could go a long way towards deciding the winner of this year's prize, while Atletico Madrid have a shot at history - and revenge over rivals Real

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The Portuguese attacker collided with Kiko Casilla and was forced to leave training early, causing a concern ahead of Saturday's Champions League final with Atletico Madrid

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The 53-year-old took charge of the first team in March after Gary Neville was sacked following a dismal run of results in La Liga and guided Los Che to 12th in the table

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Widespread reports claim the Argentina international is set to complete a €25million move to Diego Simeone's side following Saturday's Champions League final in Milan

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The door is open for the 20-year-old forward to seek pastures new after six years with the Catalan giants, according to the Blaugrana's technical secretary Robert Fernandez

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The 32-year-old has won 28 trophies during his time at Barcelona as well as the World Cup and two European Championships and the coach feels he has not been properly rewarded

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The midfielder is not confident that either La Liga star will offer the same leadership as the Sweden international as Paris Saint-Germain look to replace their departed talisman

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The player who grabbed the winning goal for the Bernabeu club in the European Cup final of 1966 believes claiming an 11th crown against their city rivals will be no easy task

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The 24-year-old has attracted interest from the Premier League, but he insists he has everything he needs in the Spanish capital and is targeting a Champions League win

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The former Manchester United defender flopped during his first coaching job in Spain, but the shot-stopper admitted he walked into a very difficult challenge at the Mestalla

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The ex-Scotland international has hailed the intelligence of the teenage forward and does not think he will remain a central striker as his career continues to develop

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The Brazil captain has been the subject of much transfer speculation, but he assured that he is happy in Catalunya as he celebrated the Copa del Rey title lifted on Sunday

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The Irish striker believes the Real Madrid forward will end his career in MLS, with Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United also linked

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The Spaniard says that claiming Europe's biggest prize on Saturday would be his best moment in football - beating the 2010 World Cup win and 2012 Champions League triumph

Monday 23 May 2016

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A hamstring problem picked up in Sunday's Copa del Rey final means the Celeste will not expect their star to be fit until the latter stages in the United States

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The former Palermo striker scored 23 goals in his first season in Turin and his form has seen Luis Enrique make a move to secure his services for the 2016-17 campaign

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The Merengue youngster Marco Asensio feels ready to fight for his chance at the Santiago Bernabeu after a successful spell with Espanyol