REAL MADRID NEWS

Former Real Madrid striker Emilio Butragueno has admitted he would have liked to have played alongside Cristiano Ronaldo.
Midfielder Kaka is set to return to Jose Mourinho’s starting line-up for the Copa del Rey first-leg game with Alcoyano on Wednesday.
Real Betis are thinking of making an attempt to lure Esteban Granero back to Spain if they fail to keep midfielder Benat in January.
Real Madrid forward Jose Callejon has stressed his dedication to the club, saying he would defend their colours 'to the death.'
Seven Spanish players have been shortlisted for the FIFA Ballon d'Or 2012, three from Real Madrid and four from Barcelona.
Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane is hoping for an extended run in Jose Mourinho’s team after the 5-0 win over Real Mallorca.
Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain says he is always at boss Jose Mourinho’s disposal following another impressive display.
Sergio Ramos has admitted he is not firing on all cylinders at Real Madrid due to a persistent back injury.
Real Mallorca boss Joaquin Caparros said his players were virtually unrecognisable after they were beaten 5-0 at home by Real Madrid.
Jose Mourinho has defended his decision to play midfielder Michael Essien at left-back and slated assembled journalists in the process.
Two goals for Gonzalo Higuain and Cristiano Ronaldo and one for Jose Maria Callejon were enough to give Real Madrid a 5-0 win against Real Mallorca.
Michael Essien will retain his place at left-back despite recent criticism as Real Madrid face Real Mallorca.
The 23 nominees for the 2012 FIFA Ballon d’Or will be announced on Monday, with the voting system confirmed as staying the same.
Real Madrid have reportedly sent a scout out to Italy this afternoon to check out Fiorentina’s hot property Stevan Jovetic in action.
Roberto Di Matteo denied any truth to speculation linking John Terry and with a moves to Spain, but admits Ashley Cole could go.
Jose Mourinho has admitted that Real Madrid's match against Real Mallorca on Sunday will be a difficult one.
Sergio Ramos is a doubt for Real Madrid's trip to Real Mallorca on Sunday evening, due to a muscle strain.
Ruud Gullit has weighed in on the debate surrounding who is the better player between Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona’s Lionel Messi.
Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel has admitted he is flattered to be linked with Real Madrid, but says there has been no contact.
Gerard Pique has expressed his surprise in not seeing Carles Puyol handed the Prince of Asturias award for Sport alongside Xavi Hernandez and Iker Casillas.
Iker Casillas and Xavi Hernandez believe that their work in re-uniting the Spain team after the Clasicos was why they received the Prince of Asturias award.
Former Real Madrid star Guti has said Jose Mourinho's decision to play Michael Essien at left back sends out the wrong message.
According to AS, RealMadrid will pull out all the stops to sign Tottenham Hotspur’s Gareth Bale in next summer’s transfer window.
Andreu Fontas is hopeful that his new Mallorca teammates can raise their game this weekend when welcoming Real Madrid into town.
As a consequence of inflaming a thigh injury picked up during the international break, Sami Khedira is now facing up to two weeks on the sidelines.
Lilian Thuram has praised Xavi Hernandez and Iker Casillas, reflected on Barcelona’s ‘art’ and touched again on racism in the game.
The kick-off times for matchday 12 of La Primera see Saturday games for both Real Madrid and Barcelona, and primetime Sunday for the Seville derby.
Real Madrid’s Iker Casillas and Barcelona Xavi Hernandez will receive the Prince of Asturias award for Sport this Friday, it has been confirmed.
Real Madrid and Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas would give national team boss Vicente del Bosque his vote as Coach of the Year.
Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo was in philosophical mood following his team’s 2-1 defeat to Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday.
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