Carlo Ancelotti unsure on Real Madrid future but no Man City contact - ESPN FC
Earlier in the season it had been widely reported in the Spanish media that Ancelotti would be offered a new deal, around the time Madrid were putting together their record 22 consecutive game winning streak, having won the Champions League and Copa del Rey trophies during the Italian coach's first season in charge.
Real Madrid board at fault for sudden Fabio Coentrao predicament - ESPN FC
UEFA's decision to appoint Milorad Mazic to referee Tuesday's Champions League clash between Atletico and Real at the Vicente Calderon has been met with heated subsequent debate. Mario Suarez invited some hot water courtesy of his post-match comments, in which the Atletico midfielder described the Serbian official as not up to the task.
Madrid ‘monitoring Lopetegui’ | Football Espana
Real Madrid are keeping an eye on Porto Coach Julen Lopetegui, who has emerged as a candidate to replace Carlo Ancelotti, reports claim. AS say Lopetegui, who this week guided Porto to a surprise Champions League quarter-final win over Bayern Munich, is on Madrid’s radar should Ancelotti depart at the end of the season.
The Great Wall of Oblak - Atleti's No.1 - ESPN FC
Following Tuesday's Champions League stalemate with neighbours Real Madrid, there was only one name on everyone's lips in the Spanish capital. Jan Oblak's eye-catching man of the match display was lauded by the press, with Marca's front cover dubbing Atleti's goalkeeper "The Great Wall Of Oblak," while AS ran with "Oblak said no."
Atletico meeting about Dybala | Football Espana
Atletico Madrid are said to be meeting with representatives of Palermo over the signing of forward Paulo Dybala. AS claims a middleman from the Serie A club, Gustavo Mascardi, spent the night in Madrid and is due to meet with the Atleti hierarchy.
Suárez stunner gives Sevilla the edge - UEFA.com
Having lost on all six previous visits to Spain, Zenit looked ready to buck the trend when Aleksandr Ryazantsev's 29th-minute opener silenced the Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán. Carlos Bacca headed an equaliser with 17 minutes remaining before fellow substitute Suárez smashed in a superb first-time shot to hand Sevilla the initiative going into next Thursday's second leg.
‘Gaya will not go to Real Madrid’ | Football Espana
It has been reported that Los Che will sell the left-back if he doesn’t put pen-to-paper on a new deal, with a fee of €18m mooted and Madrid and Manchester City watching on. The club and player are still talking about an extension but Salvo told a group of reporters that he is confident Gaya will remain.