REAL MADRID NEWS

Marca are running the line on Monday that Jose Mourinho has agreed to leave Real Madrid at the end of the current season.
Manchester United would like Pep Guardiola to succeeded Sir Alex Ferguson as manager, according to reports in the British Press.
Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso has praised opponents Atletico Madrid after their 2-0 defeat of Diego Simeone's side last night.
Real Madrid assistant Aitor Karanka has claimed that 'Jose Mourinho never hides' after the Portuguese Coach failed to turn up for his Press conference.
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone was impressed with his team's defensive display despite a 2-0 defeat to city-rivals Real Madrid.
Atletico Madrid CEO Miguel Angel Gil Marin has thanked fans after over 20,000 turned up to the club's training ground this morning.
Los Angeles Galaxy owner Tim Leiweke believes the club are close to agreeing a deal with Real Madrid for Kaka.
Barcelona legend Johan Cruyff has claimed that the Blaugrana virtually have one hand on the League trophy with an 11 point lead over Real Madrid.
Jose Mourinho has admitted that he has no time to think about the FIFA Coach of the Year award he has been nominated for.
Barcelona boss Tito Vilanova insists Real Madrid’s title hopes will not die in the event of defeat in the Madrid derby.
Atletico Madrid Coach Diego Simeone has stressed his respect for Real Madrid and their boss Jose Mourinho ahead of Saturday’s derby.
Filipe Luis believes that this Atletico Madrid team are the best side he has played for, but that even a win on Saturday won’t see them aiming for the title.
Jose Mourinho is described by the British Press on Friday morning as ‘willing’ to take the Manchester City job.
Everyone at Atletico Madrid would be happy to leave the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday night with a point, says President Enrique Cerezo.
According to reports in Spain, Barcelona’s Xavi Hernandez finished fourth in the voting for the 2012 Ballon d’Or, whilst Radamel Falcao polled fifth.
Michael Essien is recovering to full fitness for Real Madrid, having returned to Chelsea to overcome his latest issue.
Real Madrid youngster Jose Rodriguez is speculated as being included in the squad to face Atletico Madrid this weekend.
Paco Herrera was left concerned by the physical state of his Celta Vigo side after Thursday’s Cup match, but was delighted to have won through.
Cristiano Ronaldo has promised Real Madrid’s supporters that the team intend to end the calendar year and season ‘in the best way possible’.
Atletico Madrid midfielder Tiago has admitted that Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho is 'the best in the world'.
Johan Cruyff believes Spain should be proud to have three tacticians in the running for FIFA Coach of the Year.
Real Madrid defender Alvaro Arbeloa believes Atletico Madrid are one of the best teams in Europe, ahead of their clash this Saturday.
Atletico Madrid legend Adelardo Rodriguez believes that his former side have the ability this weekend to win away to Real Madrid.
Thibaut Courtois has handed Atletico Madrid a boost ahead of the derby with Real Madrid by returning to full training.
Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and Radamel Falcao have been nominated for the 2012 FIFA FIFPro World XI.
Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Andres Iniesta have been announced as the final three who will compete for the 2012 FIFA Ballon d’Or.
Radamel Falcao has commented once more on his Atletico Madrid future and also on why he doesn’t necessarily like being praised as ‘the world’s best No 9’.
Paris Saint-Germain’s Qatari owners have reportedly denied contact with Real Madrid Coach Jose Mourinho has taken place.
Chelsea could make a January move for Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema, according to reports in the Spanish Press.
Iker Casillas has asked the Real Madrid fans to remember the good that Jose Mourinho has done for the club, in preparing for a crucial derby.
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