La Liga's 'astronomical' wages a threat - Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge - ESPN FC
Rummenigge has spoken on numerous occasions over concerns about English football's wealth, saying last year that the new Premier League TV package was "a great threat to all other European leagues," but he warned that La Liga sides are also offering players wages far in excess of those from the Bundesliga.
Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata to miss up to a month with muscle strain - ESPN FC
"After tests carried out on our player Alvaro Morata at the Sanitas La Moraleja University Hospital prior to the training session held today, Wednesday, he has been diagnosed with a grade 2 muscle injury in his right hamstring. His recovery will continue to be assessed," the club said via news release.
LaLiga: Mendieta on Real Madrid star Ronaldo's demise - Goal.com
Former Spain international Gaizka Mendieta feels Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo is no longer able to beat five opponents before scoring a goal, but has hailed the way the Portugal captain has adapted his style of play to his new situation. Ronaldo, 31, scored his fair share of spectacular goals in his younger years, but the majority of his goals these days come from inside the area.
Griezmann said he will play in Madrid derby - Juanfran - Goal.com
Atletico Madrid have received a boost ahead of Saturday's derby against Real Madrid, with Juanfran claiming star forward Antoine Griezmann will be fit to play. Griezmann's La Liga derby participation has been cast into doubt after suffering heavy bruising to his foot during France's World Cup qualifying win over Sweden last week.