Raphael Varane appears to be poised for a move to the Premier League. Mohamed Bouhafsi of French outlet RMC Sport reports that the France and Real Madrid centre-back is close to agreeing personal terms with Manchester United.
Facing a financial nightmare, Barcelona could be forced into making drastic changes to its squad. The Daily Star reports the club faces the prospect of selling a number of first-team players to get under the La Liga salary cap and stabilize its poor fiscal standing that has only been exacerbated by the effects of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Barcelona added Netherlands striker Memphis Depay to its attack on Saturday as a free agent from Lyon. The Spanish club said the 27-year-old Depay agreed to a two-year contract.
After 16 seasons and a whole cabinet full of trophies, the Sergio Ramos era at the Bernabeu is over. Real Madrid announced on Wednesday that the Spain defender and club captain will be departing the club upon the expiry of his contract at the end of the month. A press conference will be held on Thursday as "an institutional act of tribute and farewell" to the 35-year-old Ramos.
Zinedine Zidane left Real Madrid because he didn’t feel he had the support or respect he deserved from the club, the coach said in an open letter to fans on Monday.
With a month left on Lionel Messi’s contract, club president Joan Laporta is “moderately optimistic” that Barcelona’s greatest player will stay put.
Zinedine Zidane's second stint as Real Madrid boss is over. Fabrizio Romano reports the club legend has stepped down as manager effective immediately.
Luka Modric's contract with Real Madrid has been extended until June 2022, the club said on Tuesday. The move will keep the 35-year-old Croatian midfielder at the club for a full decade. He joined the Spanish powerhouse from Tottenham in 2012.
Injured again, Eden Hazard will miss Real Madrid's Spanish league finale on Saturday. Hazard was not included in the team's squad for the home match against Villarreal, which Madrid needs to win to have a chance of defending its Spanish league title. It enters the final round two points behind Atlético Madrid, which visits relegation-threatened Valladolid.
Lionel Messi might have played his final game for Barcelona. The Argentina star has been given permission to skip the team's final game of the Spanish league season — at Eibar on Saturday — so he can have extra rest ahead of the Copa América, Barcelona said Friday.
With the Spanish league title in sight, Atlético Madrid made sure it didn’t falter. Gritty and determined, Diego Simeone’s team moved closer to ending its title drought in Spain with a 2-1 home win against Real Sociedad on Wednesday, taking a major step toward securing its first league trophy since 2014.
Barcelona missed yet another chance to reach the top in the Spanish league after blowing a two-goal lead in a 3-3 draw at Levante on Tuesday. Barcelona was up 2-0 and 3-2 but couldn't hold on, despite knowing that a win would have put them provisionally ahead of Atlético Madrid.