Spain

Friday, November 21, 2014

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The World Cup winner is backing the Portugal international's bid for a second successive Ballon d'Or award - even though he also feels Manuel Neuer would be a deserving recipient

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The Frenchman was handed a three-month suspension for coaching without holding the requisite qualifications, but has been granted an exception

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The striker was left out of Spain's latest international squad and spent time with the Blues' physio instead, which has seen him freed of his physical troubles

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The winger is reportedly interesting Manchester United, Arsenal and Inter, but his coach has laughed off the latest round of rumours

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The Italian has added fuel to the fire of speculation surrounding the Argentina star's future by admitting he would welcome a bid for the player

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La Liga expert, Phil Kitromilides, explains why the recent trend of high-scoring fixtures between these two sides should continue on Saturday

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Our man in Spain, Phil Kitromilides, believes the hosts are capable of making things tough on Saturday and is backing goals to be scored at both ends

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The Gunners were looking to sign the Argentine from Barcelona's academy when he was 16 years old but the Frenchman says the forward rejected the opportunity to move

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SPECIAL REPORT: The Blancos continue to rack up huge deficits but remain among the world's top spenders. Their unrivalled power means their losses are not a major problem just now

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Los Blancos are looking to make it nine victories on the bounce in La Liga but will have to make do without Luka Modric, who was injured on international duty with Croatia

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Both Spain starlets are determined to consign their parent club to a second consecutive home loss as Ivan Rakitic also prepares to face old team-mates

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The Barcelona president has warned the defender that he must improve his behaviour after he was involved in a number of incidents this term