Atletico Madrid – Barcelona: preview, team news, predicted XIs

Diego Simeone has constructed a CV as solid as his famous defensive brick wall since returning to Atlético Madrid as manager in 2011. In almost a decade at the club, the combative midfielder has transferred his all-action mania to the touchline and overturned Atlético’s historic 14-year Real Madrid curse, transforming the Rojiblancos from stylish lightweights into heavyweight contenders. But there is one black mark on his resumé, a scratch that El Cholo just hasn’t been able to get to, […]
Atletico Madrid – Barcelona: preview, team news, predicted XIs

Zidane: Varane non-transferable as Manchester United eye France defender

Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane insisted star defender Raphaël Varane is non-transferable amid links with Manchester United.
United have been long-term admirers of Varane and the Premier League giants are reportedly preparing an offer for the 27-year-old France international.
But Zidane dismissed speculation over Varane’s future at the Santiago Bernabéu, where the Frenchman has won three LaLiga titles and four Champions League trophies among other honours since arriving in […]
Zidane: Varane non-transferable as Manchester United eye France defender