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Tuesday January 7 2020
Real Madrid consider play swap for Man United star Paul Pogba

Real Madrid are said to be considering offering first-team squad players plus cash in order to land Manchester United star Paul Pogba.

A report in El Mundo Deportivo last month said that despite Zinedine Zidane insisting on his signature, club president Florentino Perez would not sanction a bid in excess of €50m for the Manchester United midfielder.

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Monday January 6 2020
Brahim Diaz tells Real Madrid he wants to stay

Real Madrid want a January exit for playmaker Brahim Diaz but the player has rejected the idea, according to reports.

Getafe have confirmed they are interested in his signing and whilst there has been no opposition to a deal from Los Blancos, Brahim is not keen on an exit.

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Monday January 6 2020
D.C. United target Real Madrid's Luka Modric

MLS side D.C. United are targeting a sensational move for Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric and have already held talks on his signing.

That is according to a report from The Athletic, which claims the 2018 Ballon d’Or has already held discussions over a possible move to United, whose main star Wayne Rooney left last month.

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Monday January 6 2020
Real Madrid: Injured Karim Benzema out of Spanish Supercopa

Karim Benzema has been ruled out of the Spanish Supercopa in Saudi Arabia due to a leg injury, Real Madrid have confirmed.

Benzema, who turned 32 in December, has been in a rich vein of form over the course of the past 18 months - he netted 30 goals in total last season and already has 16 in just 24 appearances this season.

Of Algerian descent, the frontman has emerged as the most important and in-form player for Madrid since the €100m sale of Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus in the summer of 2018.

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Monday January 6 2020
Jermaine Pennant: Real Madrid agreed to sign me, but instead I went to Portsmouth

Former winger Jermaine Pennant has revealed Real Madrid agreed to sign him in January 2009 but he joined Portsmouth instead.

Pennant played 13 league matches for Portsmouth without scoring a goal and he was not offered a new contract by Liverpool, his parent club at the time, following his return.

That allowed him to finally move to Spanish football as he joined Real Zaragoza who were then in La Liga and despite making 26 appearances that season, he failed to score a goal and left the club the following year to join Stoke City.

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Monday January 6 2020
Bayern Munich approach Real Madrid for Achraf Hakimi

Bayern Munich have approached Real Madrid over a possible transfer for defender Achraf Hakimi, according to Marca.

It is said that the German champions value the versatility of the player - who is primarily a right-back - as he can play in midfield roles alongside any position across the defence.

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Monday January 6 2020
Rennes confirm approach for Real Madrid target Eduardo Camavinga

Rennes president Olivier Letang has confirmed the club have received approaches for in-demand midfielder Eduardo Camavinga.

The 17-year-old has caught the eye with his performances in Ligue 1 and he has started 16 of 18 league matches for his club to date this campaign, with Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid among the clubs linked.

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Monday January 6 2020
Flamengo star Reinier: Real Madrid? Let's wait

Flamengo rising star Reinier has cooled reports that he has already agreed to join Real Madrid this month: “Let’s wait.”

Reports over the weekend claimed a €30m deal was essentially done after Marca said Los Blancos were confident of beating Barcelona and Manchester City to the player.

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Monday January 6 2020
Spanish Supercopa ticket sales at just 9%

Spanish clubs have sold less than nine percent of their ticket allocation for the revamped Spanish Supercopa tournament.

A report in El Mundo outlines how paltry ticket sales have been for the event which is being staged in Saudi Arabia - a move which has proved hugely controversial - and the entire trip encompasses a total of 6,672km from Madrid.

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Sunday January 5 2020
Rodrigo Moreno to miss Valencia's Supercopa clash with Real Madrid

Valencia have confirmed that striker Rodrigop Moreno will miss their Spanish Supercopa trip to Saudi Arabai next week.

The Spanish international suffered a sprained knee in their final game of 2019, in a 1-1 draw away at Real Valladolid, and he was subsequently omitted from the match day squad for their 1-0 against Eibar this weekend.

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