Luka Modric grilled over tax fraud | The Asian Age
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has been questioned in Zagreb by anti-graft police in connection with a probe into Dinamo Zagreb officials suspected of bribery and tax evasion, local papers reported Thursday. Modric, whose testimony is considered key for the case, was questioned on the financial details of his 2009 transfer to Tottenham Hotspur, the Jutarnji list daily reported.
Man United inexperience David De Gea Real Madrid deal - ESPN FC
Florentino Perez believes Manchester United showed a lack of experience in the failed David De Gea deal and admitted he didn't know what the future held for bringing the Spaniard to Real Madrid one day. On Monday, reports surfaced that the two clubs had agreed a £29 million fee for De Gea, but the move stalled out at the last minute as the necessary paperwork did not arrive to the Spanish league office in time.
Perez unsure if David De Gea will sign for Real Madrid - ESPN FC
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is uncertain whether David De Gea will ever sign from Manchester United. All summer, De Gea, 24, was linked with a transfer to Real and the saga looked set for a conclusion on Monday when the two clubs agreed a fee in the region of €35 million.
Real Madrid set to retain status as world's richest club - Eurosport British
Real topped Deloitte's latest ranking of soccer's biggest earners for a 10th year in 2013-14 with income of 550 million euros, with English Premier League team Manchester United climbing into second place on 518 million, according to a report published in January. Unlike Real's figures, the accounting firm's exclude player transfer fees, VAT and other sales-related taxes.
Siqueira: Juve to blame for collapse | Football Espana
Guilherme Siqueira has placed the blame squarely at the feet of Juventus for the breakdown of his proposed transfer from Atletico Madrid this summer. The left-back appeared to be closing in on a move to the Italian champions, only for them to pull out of negotiations at the last moment and switch their attentions to Alex Sandro, but the player insists he is more than happy to stay at the Vicente Calderon.
Krychowiak stayed at Sevilla because of Emery | FourFourTwo
Sevilla midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak revealed he would have left the UEFA Europa League champions had coach Unai Emery departed. Emery had been linked with managerial vacancies at Napoli and West Ham but penned a one-year contract extension through to 2017, after steering Sevilla to back-to-back Europa League titles.
Grzegorz Krychowiak to pen contract renewal with Sevilla until 2019 - Inside Spanish Football
Krychowiak was one of the most coveted prospects in Europe following his performance against Dnipro in last season’s Europa League win and again as he almost led his side back to beat Barcelona in the UEFA Super Cup.
Bakkali plays down CL snub | Football Espana
Zakaria Bakkali insists he has no qualms with Nuno Santo's decision to leave him out of Valencia's Champions League squad. The recent arrival from PSV was not named among the 23 men selected by the Coach for Los Che's upcoming campaign in Europe's elite club competition, but he claims the snub has made him want to work even harder in training.
Mangala: Valencia a step back | Football Espana
The Frenchman was offered to Los Che as part of the €44m deal which took Nicolas Otamendi to the Etihad Stadium in August but declined as he still believed in his ability to command a place in Manuel Pellegrini's starting XI. "I refused the move [to Valencia] because it would have been a step back," he told Sky Sports.