RUMORS: Real Madrid close in on €1.4 BILLION deal - Goal.com
Marca claims that Madrid is ‘a step away’ from signing a new 10-year contract with its current supplier, and will receive $150 million per season. The deal will be the biggest kit sponsorship deal in football history. As it stands, Manchester United holds that record with the 10-year deal the club signed with Adidas in 2015, which is worth $107 million per season.
Real Madrid's record shirt deal is 'pure speculation' say adidas | Sky Sports
A report in Spanish daily Marca says Real have agreed a contract with the German company worth £104m a year for 10 years, beating the previous record deal of £75m, over 11 years, which Manchester United struck with adidas in 2014.
Zinedine Zidane's Real Madrid very similar to Rafa Benitez - ESPN FC
The last time Real Madrid played against Espanyol, the squad and their coach at the time, Rafael Benitez, aimed to keep their momentum in La Liga right after a 5-0 thrashing of Real Betis at the Santiago Bernabeu. Of course, that happened more than four months ago. The subsequent 6-0 win at the Cornella stadium now seems like a memory from the distant past.
FIFA temporarily lifts Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid bans - ESPN FC
FIFA has temporarily suspended the transfer bans imposed two weeks ago on Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid while world football's governing body investigates the club appeals regarding the signing of youth players. The FIFA appeals committee informed the clubs of the news on Friday.
Siqueira goes, Oliver stays? | Football Espana
Newcastle United are reportedly close to signing Atletico Madrid left-back Guilherme Siqueira on loan, while Oliver Torres is going nowhere. According to Sky Sports, the 29-year-old is set to join the Magpies until the end of the season as they seek competition for Paul Dummett, with Massadio Haidara nursing a long-term injury.
Espanyol reshuffle goalkeeping options | Football Espana
Espanyol have signed Watford goalkeeper Giedrius Arlauskis on loan until the end of the season, while Francesco Bardi has returned to Italy with Frosinone. The Lithuanian, 28, arrives as cover for Pau Lopez after making only one substitute appearance in the Premier League for the Hornets, despite only joining the club last summer.
Montoya lands for Betis | Football Italia
Martin Montoya’s Inter experience is at an end, as he landed in Spain to sign for Real Betis Seville. The 24-year-old arrived from Barcelona over the summer, but has made only three Serie A appearances. He therefore interrupts the season-long loan early and will join Real Betis instead.
Mosquera rejects Valencia move | Football Espana
Deportivo La Coruna midfielder Pedro Mosquera has reportedly turned down a move to Valencia and could now sign a new contract at Riazor. The 27-year-old seemed to be heading for Los Che after they agreed to pay his €4m release clause, but Marca claims he is no longer pursuing the switch and will instead negotiate an extension with the Galicians.