Real Madrid may move for Thibaut Courtois if they fail in bid for David de Gea, says Guillem Balague | Sky Sports
Manchester United goalkeeper De Gea was on the verge of a move to the Bernabeu last summer, before the deal bizarrely broke down on Deadline Day. Courtois' Chelsea failed to qualify for Europe for next season, and Balague believes the Belgian would be a fitting plan B if De Gea stays put once again.
Cristiano Ronaldo urges Real Madrid to extend his contract | Sky Sports
Cristiano Ronaldo has urged Real Madrid to renew his contract and says he wants to see out the remainder of his career in the Spanish capital. Ronaldo's immediate future at Real has been in doubt all season, with speculation growing throughout the year that he was plotting a move to Paris Saint-Germain, but the Portuguese has now made it clear he wants to stay at the club.
Cristiano Ronaldo says he will not join Jose Mourinho at Manchester United | Sky Sports
Sky Sports News HQ understands Mourinho will be unveiled as Louis van Gaal's successor by Friday this week. In an interview with the 'Jugones' programme on Spanish television - to be aired on Friday afternoon and quoted by The Sun - Ronaldo backed Mourinho to reinvigorate United but insisted he will be staying at Real Madrid.
How Atletico Madrid’s team has changed in Diego Simeone’s reign | Sky Sports
When Atletico Madrid appointed Diego Simeone in December 2011, the club had just been eliminated from the Copa del Rey by third-tier Albacete and were tenth in La Liga - 21 points adrift of the leaders. Under the Argentine they went on to win the Europa League that season and followed up by winning the UEFA Super Cup and the Copa del Rey in the 2012/13 season.
Diego Simeone Atletico alchemy keeps Rojiblancos in contention - ESPN FC
Diego Simeone, as ever, assertively set the tone. Once Real Madrid had confirmed they would again be Atletico Madrid's opponents in the Champions League final in Milan, the Argentine was naturally asked what it meant, and how the 4-1 defeat at the same stage in 2014 would affect things.
Unai Emery staying at Sevilla, insists club president | Sky Sports
Everton reportedly have the three-time Europa League-winning Spaniard on their short-list to replace the sacked Roberto Martinez at Goodison Park. However, Castro insists Emery, who was a 6/1 chance with Sky Bet on Wednesday afternoon to be the next Everton boss, will not be leaving the La Liga club.
Javi Gracia leaves Malaga for four-year deal at Rubin Kazan - ESPN FC
Malaga have announced the departure of manager Javi Gracia after two seasons in charge. Gracia, who led Malaga to consecutive ninth-place finishes in the Primera Division, has accepted a four-year contract to manage Russian side Rubin Kazan.