REAL MADRID NEWS

Xabi Alonso has explained why he didn’t take Spain’s penalty yesterday, why the team only drew and reflected on reasons for Real Madrid’s injury crisis.
Gonzalo Higuain has confirmed that he will be available for Real Madrid’s game with Celta Vigo this weekend.
FIFA are set to pay Real Madrid defender Marcelo’s salary for the duration of his injury, according to Marca.
Angel di Maria has praised Jose Mourinho as the best Coach he has ever played under, whilst saying fame has not changed him.
Karim Benzema claimed Spain put everyone behind the ball during the second half of their 1-1 World Cup qualifying draw with France.
Spain defender Sergio Ramos said La Roja were made to look ‘foolish’ after conceding a 94th minute equaliser against France.
Alvaro Arbeloa could be out for up to three weeks with injury according to the Spanish Football Federation.
Luis Aragones has backed Jose Mourinho, picked out Xavi Hernandez as ‘ideal’ and admitted that France have it difficult tonight.
Barcelona spokesman Toni Freixa has confirmed why the club do not want to play future Supercopa de Espana trophies in China.
Real Madrid are again being linked with Borussia Dortmund full-back Lukasz Piszczek, as one agent claims an offer has already been made.
Marcelo has thanked Real Madrid fans for their messages of support and promised to return from his broken foot as soon as possible.
According to AS, Real Madrid are contemplating a sensational return to the Santiago Bernabeu for Roberto Carlos.
According to AS, the Presidents of both Real Madrid and Barcelona have rejected the idea of playing the Supercopa de Espana in China.
Celta Vigo striker Iago Aspas accomplishes a childhood dream when he faces Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday.
Raul Albiol says that despite the success of the Spanish national side there are still no egos within the camp.
Real Madrid midfielder Mesut Ozil has again saluted Jose Mourinho, and revealed his difficulties with speaking Spanish.
Jose Mourinho believes Real Madrid have 'entered a period of psychological growth' – but he isn't enjoying the international break.
Real Madrid’s Mesut Ozil says there is a long way to go in La Liga and that Barcelona still have to go to the Santiago Bernabeu.
Fabio Coentrao has added to Real Madrid’s woes by picking up a groin injury that will keep him out for a month.
Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso believes boss Jose Mourinho will be hard to replace when he finally departs the Santiago Bernabeu.
Defender Sergio Ramos was forced to sit out Spain’s first training session after the 4-0 win over Belarus due to muscular problems.
Real Madrid have suffered a massive blow with the news that left-back Marcelo will be sidelined for the next three months.
Celta Vigo boss Paco Herrera has admitted that his side have virtually no chance of beating Real Madrid next weekend.
Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has hailed Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas as 'the best in the world'.
Real Madrid midfielder Michael Essien has confirmed that he is settling in well at Santiago Bernabeu.
Real Madrid are on the lookout for a new goalkeeper to challenge Iker Casillas, according to reports in the Spanish Press.
Zinedine Zidane has spoken of his plan to move into management and of his ambition to one day coach the French national team.
Real Madrid’s Iker Casillas has distanced himself from a number of reports in the Spanish Press, including that he has a poor relationship with Jose Mourinho.
Xavi Hernandez has reflected on the differences between Pep Guardiola and Tito Vilanova, as well as suggested that Jose Mourinho won’t go down in history.
Germany Coach Joachim Low has played down fears that Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira could be out for some time with a muscle strain.
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