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Zidane Left Reeling After Derby Thrashing

Zinedine Zidane admitted he was ‘hurt’ after Real Madrid lost a chaotic pre-season friendly 7-3 to city rivals Atletico.

Former Chelsea striker Diego Costa scored four goals and was sent off as Real were embarrassed in New Jersey.

Joao Felix, a big-money summer signing from Benfica, scored his first Atletico goal before Real made a belated comeback from 6-0 down.

‘I’m not concerned, but I’m hurt,’ Real manager Zidane said at his post-match press conference, reported on the club’s official website.

‘You don’t play to lose. But we can’t be looking backwards.

Man Utd., Real Madrid

Man United Slap August 7 Deadline On Pogba Sale

Paul Pogba Trophy

Manchester United will reportedly refuse to sell Paul Pogba after the Premier League transfer window closes on Thursday, August 8.

The Premier League side have slapped a £150million price tag on the unsettled midfielder amid interest from Juventus and Real Madrid.

The Spanish giants want to pay closer to £100m and as the La Liga window closes on September 2, United fear Real will wait in a bid to push through a cut-price deal.

But now the Mirror claim United will not sell the Frenchman at any price if Madrid try to poach him after the English deadline closes.

Arsenal, Premier League, Real Madrid, Tickets

International Champions Cup 2019 Kicks Off Next Week

Bayern Munich’s date with Real Madrid headlines the International Champions Cup’s U.S. schedule, but there are a number on interesting matches set to take place stateside this summer.

The European giants will meet at NRG Stadium in Houston as they gear up for another lengthy season in multiple competitions. Robert Lewandowski, Gareth Bale, Luka Modric, and Thomas Muller are the marquee names pending they remain with their clubs.

In addition to that match, Real Madrid’s clash with Atletico Madrid on July 26 in MetLife Stadium will be the first Madrid derby outside of Europe. Other highlights include Real Madrid vs. Arsenal and Bayern Munich vs. AC Milan.

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La Liga 2019-2020 Schedule Released

The 2019-20 La Liga fixtures have been released and champions Barcelona will kick off their 2019-20 La Liga campaign against Athletic Bilbao at the San Mames Stadium on August 18.

Real Madrid will also be heading out on the road in the first round of fixtures, as they travel to Celta Vigo.

Elsewhere, Atletico take on Getafe, Espanyol host Sevilla, Valencia tackle Real Sociedad and Real Betis take on Real Valladolid.

The promoted teams play Leganés (Osasuna), Eibar (Mallorca) and Villarreal (Granada) in their first games back in the top flight.

Elsewhere, Mallorca entertain Eibar and Levante go to Alaves.

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Now Its Time For The Real Madrid Fire Sale

Zinedine Zidane

Real Madrid have been busy signing Rodrygo, Eder Militao, Luka Jovic and Eden Hazard already with Ferland Mendy poised to join Los Blancos next week.

Real will have spent over €300m on new players in June and even a side as rich and powerful as Real Madrid have to balance the books.

Zinedine Zidane’s buying spree means that he needs to generate more than €250m in player sales in order to comply with Financial Fair Play regulations.

And that is before the arrival of Paul Pogba and/or Christian Eriksen.

Man Utd., Real Madrid

Man United Want Gareth Bale – But Only On Loan

Gareth Bale

In a sign how far badly Gareth Bale’s star has fallen in the last 12 months, Manchester United are reportedly interested in signing the Welsh star, but only on loan with an option to buy as they are not convinced that Bale can stay fit for a whole season.

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has made it clear that he does not want not Bale at the Santiago Bernabeu any more. And in case Bale miss understood that conversation, the arrival of Eden Hazard makes it crystal clear. Bale needs to leave Madrid this summer.

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Real Madrid Confirm Signing Of Eden Hazard

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Real Madrid have confirmed the signing of Eden Hazard from Chelsea in a deal which could rise to more than €150million.

Hazard will move to Spain for an initial fee of €100m on a five-year contract worth more than €400,000 a week, and is set to be presented as a Real player on Thursday after international duty with Belgium, subject to a medical.

Chelsea will receive additional payments depending upon a series of add-ons, some of which are understood to be basic and very achievable.

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PSG Infighting Could Send Mbappe Or Neymar To Madrid

Real Madrid are reportedly waiting for a decision from Kylian Mbappe or Neymar ahead of the planned summer overhaul at the Bernabeu as PSG manager Thomas Tuchel admitted that both players could leave in the summer transfer window.

The La Liga giants are looking to recruit a host of stars following a disappointing campaign last season.

Eden Hazard and Paul Pogba are Zinedine Zidane’s top targets but Paris Saint-Germain forwards Mbappe and Neymar have been linked with moves to the Spanish capital.

And now Madrid are waiting for an indication from either player to get the ball rolling, according to Spanish newspaper AS.

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Real Madrid Make World Record Bid For Kylian Mbappe

Mbappe

Real Madrid are ready to make a statement ‘Galatico’ signing this summer after the Spanish giants ‘make a world-record €280 million offer for Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe.’ That would smash the world transfer record, topping the €222m PSG themselves paid Barça for Neymar in 2017.

PSG are said to be reluctant to sell Mbappe as they want him to be the face of this squad but selling the best young player in world football would allow them to remove the shadow of FFP hanging over their head.

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Real Madrid Threaten To Freeze Out Gareth Bale

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Gareth Bale could be frozen out of the Real Madrid squad and sent to train with the Under 23s should he fail to find a new club this summer.

The Welshman has fallen out of favour at the Bernabeu and has been linked with a move away from the Spanish capital this season.

Bale has been linked with a big-money move to Manchester United but the 29-year-old will be frozen out should that deal – or any other for that matter – fail to materialise, according to reports in England.