Spanish football evening headlines for January 7, 2021.
Benzema in criminal court
In an incident that dates to an alleged blackmail case in 2015 with former France teammate Mathieu Valbuena, this looks set to dominate Real Madrid news in the months to come.
Zidane to miss La Liga clash
🚨🚨 EXCLUSIVA #JUGONES 🚨🚨
💥 ZIDANE podría no estar en el banquillo este sábado contra Osasuna.
💉 Ha habido un POSITIVO POR #COVID19 en su entorno más cercano.
Él ha dado NEGATIVO en la prueba de antígenos y está esperando la PCR. pic.twitter.com/IUWleEvNHm
— El Chiringuito TV (@elchiringuitotv) January 7, 2021
The Frenchman will now have to follow health protocol and self-isolate, as per a report in Marca, meaning that he is unlikely be able to travel on the team’s trip to Pamplona.
Barcelona eye Leicester teen
The 19-year-old is out of contract at the Foxes this summer, and a cut-price deal this month or a free transfer in the summer are said to be increasingly likely.