Real Madrid's Keylor Navas cried after Man United affair - ESPN FC
Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas says he never wanted to leave the club following the breakdown of his deadline-day transfer to Manchester United. Navas was minutes away from leaving Madrid on Aug. 31, with David De Gea supposed be moving the other way.
Keylor Navas sets clean sheet record and thanks Real Madrid - ESPN FC
Keylor Navas has thanked Real Madrid's fans for their support after he broke a club record for clean sheets at the start of a season. Navas, 28, almost left Real in the summer only for a proposed transfer that would have seen Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea head in the opposite direction collapse on Spain's deadline day.
Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas impressing but untested - ESPN FC
Last Saturday, visitors Granada proved to be a much harder than expected test for Real Madrid. Rather than losing any of their motivation after having a legal goal disallowed in the 20th minute, the visitors kept pushing forward trying to beat Keylor Navas, the Madridistas' goalkeeper, and gave a few scares to the Merengue faithful.
Koke doubtful for Madrid derby | Football Espana
Koke is a doubt for the Madrid derby between Real and Atletico on October 4 after picking up a thigh injury against Eibar on Saturday. The midfielder only managed 61 minutes of Los Colchoneros’ 2-0 win at Ipurua in what was regarded as a quiet performance by his standards, with Angel Correa opening the scoring within a minute of replacing the 23-year-old.
Antoine Griezmann could grow stronger at Atletico Madrid - ESPN FC
A year ago, a Spaniard (Luis Enrique) told an Argentinian, "Play where you want, move as you wish -- total freedom." Not until that Argentinian (Leo Messi) subsequently had a fixed point of reference, not until his team found and preserved equilibrium and not until the concept of "total liberty" was abandoned did Barcelona explode into irresistible form and win the Treble.
Atletico Madrid vs Getafe lets Diego Simeone experiement - ESPN FC
As tests go in a league so competitive that Sevilla currently sit bottom of the table, Getafe at home is about as gentle a fixture Diego Simeone could have hoped for ahead of a demanding 10-day spell. Atletico will travel to a high-flying Villarreal on Saturday before hosting Benfica and Real Madrid in a series of crunch clashes that will examine the limits of what Los Rojiblancos can aspire to this season.
David Moyes stays focused amid Real Sociedad pressure - ESPN FC
Real Sociedad coach David Moyes is not concerned about mounting speculation over his future after a difficult start to the La Liga season but says he hopeful the team's luck changes soon. Moyes' side went into the new season with high hopes following a positive summer transfer window, however just two points from their first four games see the team currently sitting in the lower reaches of the table.