Real Madrid hope stability breeds success as La Liga kicks off
Madrid (AFP) – Real Madrid are hoping a summer of stability sets them up for a successful defence of the Spanish title as the season kicks off in La Liga this weekend, despite some eye-catching moves in the transfer market from Barcelona. Madrid set the ball rolling on Wednesday against Eintracht Frankfurt in the UEFA […]
Atletico Madrid raise their offer for Real Madrid striker target
Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid were expected to be on hostile terms after the pact of non-aggression was broken, but the situation has evolved to a whole new level in recent weeks. The arrival of Iker Bravo into the picture has seen sparks re-ignite between the two sides. Both clubs are trying to secure the […]
Karim Benzema: Cristiano Ronaldo's Real Madrid exit made me change my game for the better
The 34-year-old France striker plundered 44 goals for the club last season as Real won the Champions League for the 14th time and romped to the LaLiga title by 13 points in perhaps his most effective season to date as he revelled in the key role handed to him by Carlo Ancelotti. Benzema and Ronaldo played together successfully for nine seasons after joining the club just a few days apart in 2009, but the Frenchman is relishing his return to prominence.