REAL MADRID NEWS

Casemiro ‘would welcome’ international teammate Neymar at Real Madrid and admitted he ‘hopes’ they could be united at the Bernabeu.
David De Gea has warned international teammate and fellow goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga against moving abroad.
Chris Coleman wants Gareth Bale to play at a club where he feels ‘happy’ following reports he could be on his way out of Real Madrid.
Zinedine Zidane has been dealt a double blow as Keylor Navas and Dani Carvajal are both set to miss Saturday’s Madrid derby, say reports in Spain.
Torino president Urbano Cairo has revealed his Real Madrid counterpart Florentino Perez was interested in Andrea Belotti’s release clause at the club.
Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga has played down reports linking him with a January move to Real Madrid.
Karim Benzema has revealed his relationship with former Real Madrid Coach Jose Mourinho deteriorated following public criticism.
Real Madrid full-back Dani Carvajal is set to return to action for the first time since September in the Madrid derby with Atletico.
Nacho Fernandez admits Real Madrid ‘miss the experience’ of former defender Pepe but insists that ‘competition is tough’ for places.
Keylor Navas ‘deserves’ to be Real Madrid’s goalkeeper and the club shouldn’t replace him, according to Costa Rica FA president Rodolfo Villalobos.
Cristiano Ronaldo has confirmed he is the new father of baby girl Alana Martina – his third child born this calendar year.
Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema concedes “the hardest thing to accept in football is when criticism comes from your own fans.”
Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema insists he will not give up on a France recall but admits “I won’t return for as long as Didier Deschamps is Coach.”
Former Deportivo La Coruna and Brazil man Mauro Silva claims Casemiro “is the best defensive midfielder in the world.”
Wales boss Chris Coleman believes Real Madrid attacker Gareth Bale is “devastated and gutted” after his latest injury setback.
Former Real Madrid midfielder Uli Stielike suggests the club are partly to blame for Gareth Bale’s injuries. “Arjen Robben played far more for Bayern Munich…”
Spain have confirmed that Isco will miss their friendly against Russia with a thigh injury, leaving him doubtful for the Madrid derby next weekend.
Kepa Arrizabalaga insists he is “happy at Athletic Bilbao and only focused on working hard for my club”, amidst reports linking him with Real Madrid.
Jordi Alba says he is feeling ‘phenomenal’ after helping Spain thrash Costa Rica 5-0 but warns Barcelona that “Real Madrid will always be Real Madrid.”
Spain boss Julen Lopetegui warns the rest of the world “Isco’s best is yet to come” after Saturday’s 5-0 victory over Costa Rica.
Jordi Alba admits Spain teammate Isco “is one of the best in world, even if I don’t like seeing him at that level” for Real Madrid.
Florentino Perez claims people criticise Real Madrid “because they envy us”, despite their shaky start to the season.
Real Madrid attacker Gareth Bale is facing a month out after picking up yet another injury.
Former Real Madrid winger Royston Drenthe has described he quit football as a 29-year-old because he was not happy.
Isco has called for calm over the potential of Marco Asensio and believes it is important to keep the forward’s feet on the ground.
Eden Hazard admits it would be ‘a dream’ to play under Zinedine Zidane one day but reaffirmed his commitment to current club Chelsea.
Sergio Ramos is hopeful Neymar will someday join him at Real Madrid and he has ‘opened the door’ on such a transfer.
Alvaro Morata insists he only left Real Madrid to seek first-team football and has played for Chelsea through the pain barrier.
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has dismissed any talk of a move to Real Madrid and insists he wants to join Independiente in 2019.
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has rejected Cristiano Ronaldo’s claims the club’s squad is weaker this season than their last campaign.
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