Barcelona

Barcelona

Report: Barca forced to make massive wage cuts

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.

Report: Varane edges closer to United move

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.

Report: Trippier 'desperate' for EPL return

Report: Trippier 'desperate' for EPL return

Back in England for much of Euro 2020, it appears that Kieran Trippier wants to make that return permanent. The Daily Telegraph reports that the England and Atletico right-back is "desperate" to return to the Premier League with his preference being to join Three Lions backline teammates Harry Maguire and Luke Shaw at Manchester United.

Report: Barca, Atleti discuss Griezmann-Saul swap

Report: Barca, Atleti discuss Griezmann-Saul swap

Could Antoine Griezmann be headed back to Atletico? Fabrizio Romano reports that Barcelona and Atleti are in advanced talks over a swap deal that would see the France forward go back to the La Liga champions in exchange for midfielder Saul Niguez.

Spain to allow fans back into stadiums next season

Spain to allow fans back into stadiums next season

Spain will be closer to normal when it comes to allowing fans into stadiums next season, the government said Thursday. The announcement of the end of attendance restrictions was made by Health Minister Carolina Darias after a Cabinet meeting that approved new rules that include allowing people to stop wearing masks outdoors.

Barcelona

Barcelona

Barcelona signs Netherlands striker Memphis Depay

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.

Real Madrid

Real Madrid

Ramos to depart Real after 16 seasons

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.

Report: Koeman to stay on at Barca

Report: Koeman to stay on at Barca

Ronald Koeman's stint at Camp Nou isn't over just yet. Fabrizio Romano reports that Barcelona president Joan Laporta has decided to continue on with the Dutchman as manager next season.

Ancelotti ready to give Bale another chance at Madrid

Ancelotti ready to give Bale another chance at Madrid

Carlo Ancelotti is ready to give Gareth Bale another opportunity at Real Madrid. During his presentation to start his second stint as Madrid’s coach on Wednesday, Ancelotti said that he expected Bale to return —- and play well — from his loan at Tottenham.

Barcelona reaches deal with Agüero

Barcelona reaches deal with Agüero

Sergio Agüero will join Barcelona on a two-year deal, the Spanish club said on Monday. Barcelona said Agüero will be with the club beginning on July 1, after his contract with Manchester City expires.

Real Madrid

Real Madrid

Zidane says he quit because of lack of support from Madrid

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.

Barcelona

Barcelona

Laporta: 'Moderately optimistic' Messi stays

With a month left on Lionel Messi’s contract, club president Joan Laporta is “moderately optimistic” that Barcelona’s greatest player will stay put.

Real Madrid

Real Madrid

Report: Zidane steps down as Real boss

Zinedine Zidane's second stint as Real Madrid boss is over. Fabrizio Romano reports the club legend has stepped down as manager effective immediately.

Real Madrid

Real Madrid

Modric signs one-year extension with Real

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.

Ronaldo promises changes at Valladolid after relegation

Ronaldo promises changes at Valladolid after relegation

Former Brazil great Ronaldo is planning big changes at Valladolid to make sure the team secures a quick return to the first division in the Spanish league. Ronaldo, who became the club's majority owner in 2018, said Monday he will announce the changes in the coming days and weeks to try to make the team stronger for next season.

Ronaldo promises changes at Valladolid after relegation

Ronaldo promises changes at Valladolid after relegation

Former Brazil great Ronaldo is planning big changes at Valladolid to make sure the team secures a quick return to the first division in the Spanish league. Ronaldo, who became the club's majority owner in 2018, said Monday he will announce the changes in the coming days and weeks to try to make the team stronger for next season.

In Suárez, Simeone found missing piece to forge a champion

In Suárez, Simeone found missing piece to forge a champion

Practically handed a world-class scorer by one of its top rivals, Atlético Madrid rode the goals of Luis Suárez and the competitive team spirit preached by Diego Simeone to the Spanish league title. Here’s how Atlético beat out Real Madrid and Barcelona for its first Liga crown in seven years:

Real Madrid

Real Madrid

Injured Hazard out of Real Madrid's league finale

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.

Barcelona

Barcelona

Messi to skip Barcelona's final game of Spanish season

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.

What's left to play for in Europe's top leagues?

What's left to play for in Europe's top leagues?

With the season winding down in all of Europe's top five leagues, much has already been decided with all of the Premier League, Bundesliga and Serie A crowning champions, but there remains plenty of intrigue set to play out in each campaign's final days. Here's a quick primer on what we still don't know.

Late Suarez goal moves Atletico one win from league title

Late Suarez goal moves Atletico one win from league title

Just when Atlético Madrid's title chances appeared to be slipping away, Luis Suárez came to the rescue. Suárez scored an 88th-minute winner as Atlético rallied to beat Osasuna 2-1 on Sunday and move one win away from claiming its first Spanish league title since 2014.

Report: Aguero in talks with Barca

Report: Aguero in talks with Barca

Sergio Aguero's decade with Manchester City comes to an end after May 29's Champions League final, but the question remains as to what the Argentina forward will do next. Spanish journalist Guillem Balague tells the BBC that Aguero's camp is in talks with Barcelona over what would be a free transfer.

Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid

Atletico beats Sociedad, moves closer to Spanish title

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

Barcelona

Barcelona draws, misses another chance to take league lead

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.

Atlético draws with Barcelona and keeps Liga lead

Atlético draws with Barcelona and keeps Liga lead

Atlético Madrid held on as leader of the Spanish league by holding Barcelona to 0-0 at the Camp Nou Stadium on Saturday. Atlético remained two points in front of Barcelona with three rounds to go, still in position to win its first league title since 2014.

Chelsea ousts Madrid to set up all-English CL final vs. City

Chelsea ousts Madrid to set up all-English CL final vs. City

Chelsea will end a turbulent season by playing in the Champions League final after making the competition's most successful team look ordinary. Timo Werner and Mason Mount scored to secure a 2-0 victory over Real Madrid in the second of their semifinal on Wednesday to oust the record 13-time European champions 3-1 on aggregate.

Barcelona to appeal Koeman's suspension

Barcelona to appeal Koeman's suspension

Barcelona will appeal a two-game suspension handed to coach Ronaldo Koeman that will rule him out of a critical clash against Atlético Madrid in the wide-open Spanish league title race.