Cristiano Ronaldo buys Greek island as wedding gift for agent - Goal.com
The Real Madrid star was reportedly the best man at his agent's wedding over the weekend. Ronaldo's gift to Jorge Mendes and his bride was elaborate, to say the least. Ronaldo bestowed a Greek island to the newlyweds, according to a source at the Portuguese news outlet Move Noticias.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema out of Real Madrid's Audi Cup clash against Tottenham | Sky Sports
The club have confirmed that Ronaldo hurt his back in training on Monday, while Benzema pulled a muscle in his right thigh, and both have been omitted from the squad for the Audi Cup. Real face Spurs at the Allianz Arena in Munich on Tuesday, with the winners to face either AC Milan or Bayern Munich in the final on Wednesday.
Rafa Benitez not afraid to be tough on Real Madrid stars - ESPN FC
Rafa Benitez will be strict with his superstar Real Madrid players when he needs to be, the man who coached him as a young Madrid player has told AS. The former Liverpool and Chelsea boss was "a good coach" who would not be afraid to be tough on his high-profile squad, Rafa Guillen, who worked with a teenage Benitez in the mid-1970s, said.
Watch Cristiano Ronaldo storm out of interview and say he doesn't 'give a f*** about Fifa' | Metro News
Cristiano Ronaldo stormed out of an interview with CNN Espanyol when asked about the Fifa scandal before insisting the corruption is having no impact the on top players. When asked if the players at Real Madrid discuss Fifa in the dressing room, the Ballon d’Or winner smirked and said they’d rather talk about ‘music, women, fashion, shoes, suitcases/bags, jewellery, about haircuts,’ instead.
Lucas Silva to leave on loan this summer | Realmadridnews.com
Los Blancos had to choose to keep either him or Casemiro, since there is just room for one more player with non-EU passport. Rafa Benitez has decided to keep Casemiro, so Silva will have to go. Sevilla, Getafe, Deportivo La Coruna, Porto and Fiorentina have requested a loan move to bring the former Cruzeiro man, but Los Merengues will most likely wait until the end of the summer transfer market to make a decision.
Jimenez near to West Ham move | Football Espana
Raul Jimenez is waiting on a work permit to allow him to complete a move from Atletico Madrid to West Ham. AS reports the Mexico international, who moved to Atletico from Club America a year ago, is one of two strikers Hammers Coach Slaven Bilic is looking to sign.
Sevilla to rival Arsenal for Fernando Llorente - Inside Spanish Football
According to Sky Italia, Sevilla are in negotiations with Juventus over the permanent transfer for the 30-year-old, after dropping their interest in Tottenham’s Roberto Soldado, but have yet to meet the Italian champions’ €11 million asking price for the former Athletic Bilbao star.
Kanoute coaching Sevilla kids | Football Espana
Sevilla legend Frederic Kanoute has returned to his former club to begin his coaching career, working with some of the team’s young players. Marca reports Kanoute is learning his new trade under Agustin Lopez, the head of Sevilla’s Juvenil division, and he is due to spend a month at Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan.
Salvo going to Ibiza? | Football Espana
Former Valencia President Amadeo Salvo is reportedly at the head of a group looking to resurrect UD Ibiza, who folded in 2010. Salvo left his post at Mestalla earlier in the summer and Super Deporte cite reports from the island that say he is to travel to the Balearics this week.
Las Palmas unveil Willian Jose | Football Espana
Willian Jose has vowed to do all he can to fire Las Palmas to La Liga safety at their first attempt. The 23-year-old, a former Real Madrid loanee, fired home 10 goals in 38 appearances for Real Zaragoza, who were ultimately pipped to the top flight by Los Amarillos in the playoff final.