Thursday, August 27, 2015

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Los Blancos have sold the midfielder back to Real Sociedad for a huge loss and appear to have learned little after stockpiling midfielders with no clear strategy in recent years

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Monday, August 24, 2015

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CORRESPONDENT COLUMN: The France striker is still sidelined and missed Real's 0-0 draw at Sporting in La Liga on Sunday - but his value grew as his team-mates toiled in Gijon

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Real Madrid registered 27 shots in the goalless game at Sporting Gijon on Sunday night, but failed to create enough clear chances as the attack lacked both balance and cohesion

Sunday, August 23, 2015

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The Chelsea winger saw a strike ruled out in the 2011 Copa del Rey final as Barcelona lost to Real Madrid, leading to the war of words involving the Catalan and Portuguese coaches

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Luis Enrique's side won the treble last term and have already added the Uefa Super Cup this month - so what else can they achieve in the Asturian's second season in charge?

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Carlo Ancelotti was sacked after Los Blancos missed out on the major prizes at the end of last season. So what's in store this time around under new coach Rafael Benitez?

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

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There were jeers at the Santiago Bernabeu as Los Blancos' blunt performance in front of goal meant they needed inspiration from an unlikely source to break down Galatasaray

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

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The Argentine gave his side hope with a goal just before half-time, but was stifled over two games by Athletic Bilbao as the Catalans' sextuple dreams went up in smoke

Monday, August 17, 2015

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Los Leones ended a 31-year wait for silverware as they frustrated the Blaugrana in a fiesty Camp Nou contest to get their hands on the Supercopa de Espana

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The Catalans will hope to keep their sextuple hopes alive on Monday by producing the greatest comeback in their history - but the odds are stacked firmly against them

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The defender has agreed a new deal running until June 2020, ending an arduous transfer saga in what is a much-needed bright spot for coach Rafa Benitez ahead of the new season

Saturday, August 15, 2015

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The Catalans conceded four goals for the second successive match and their hopes of winning all six titles in 2015 are in serious doubt after their dressing down at San Mames

Friday, August 14, 2015

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The winger hit his first goal for the Catalans in a Spanish Supercopa clash against Athletic Club and scored in five more major finals, with the Blaugrana victorious in every one

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

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The 28-year-old is close to leaving Barcelona for Manchester United, but showed just why he has been so special as he sealed the Uefa Super Cup in what is probably his last game

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

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The Catalans face the Andalusians in an identical Uefa Super Cup clash nine years on - but Luis Enrique's men will want to forget the last time they met in the European showpiece

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The winger is set to complete a move to Manchester United but he will always be remembered at Camp Nou for popping up with vital goals in big games for the club

Thursday, August 6, 2015

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The South American pair returned from their Copa America exertions to add another dimension to the Catalans' attack as the Spain winger gets ready to leave Camp Nou behind

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

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Still questioned in his homeland after missing out on the Copa America last month, the forward is back where he is truly appreciated and ready to win more silverware