Eden Hazard 'sorry' after joke with Chelsea players angers Real Madrid fans

Real Madrid forward Eden Hazard has apologised to the club's fans after clips of the Belgian appearing to laugh with Chelsea players following the Champions League semi-final defeat caused a stir.   Chelsea beat Real Madrid 2-0 on Wednesday in their semi-final second leg for a 3-1 win on ag


Raphael Varane to miss crunch Chelsea clash after Real Madrid confirm injury

French defender Raphael Varane is expected to miss Real Madrid's crunch Champions League semi-final second leg against Chelsea on Wednesday after the club confirmed he has sustained an adductor injury. Varane, 28, was taken off at half-time of Madrid's 2-0 win over Osasuna in La Liga on Saturday


'Irritable' Cristiano Ronaldo 'seems to have given up at Juventus' according to report in Italy

Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has become "nervous, irritable and distant from his teammates" according to reports in Italy. The Portuguese striker has scored 25 goals in Serie A, and four in six Champions League matches, but Juve have struggled to make an impact, and will fail to win the I


Real Madrid's defensive issues pile up with Dani Carvajal injury

Real Madrid right back Dani Carvajal picked up a hamstring injury in training, the club said on Thursday as their defensive issues continued to pile up ahead of next week's Champions League semi-final, second leg against Chelsea. Local media reported that the defender could miss the European fixt


Former Manchester United footballer Ryan Giggs denies assaulting ex-girlfriend

Former Manchester United footballer Ryan Giggs denied assaulting his former girlfriend and her younger sister. Giggs, also the Wales manager, is charged with causing actual bodily harm to his then girlfriend Kate Greville, 36, and common assault of her sister Emma, as well as one count


Kylian Mbappe an injury concern for PSG ahead of Champions League showdown with Manchester City

Kylian Mbappe scored either side of halftime but picked up a thigh injury as Paris St Germain returned to the top of Ligue 1 with a 3-1 victory over Metz at the Stade Saint-Symphorien. The France forward was substituted in the closing moments with a heavily strapped thigh, casting doubts on his f


'The saga continues': Zlatan Ibrahimovic extends AC Milan contract

Zlatan Ibrahimovic extended his contract with AC Milan until 2022 which will take him past his 40th birthday.   The Sweden striker, who turns 40 in October, has been credited with transforming Milan into title contenders again since his return in January last year. "AC Milan is the club fo


Former Manchester United star Ryan Giggs charged with assault against two women

Police have charged former Manchester United star Ryan Giggs with two charges of assault and coercive behaviour. Greater Manchester Police on Friday confirmed the charges, which were in relation to an incident at a home in the Worsley area of the city in November 2020. Giggs was charged with eng


Mohamed Salah named captain of Egyptian national team

Mohamed Salah has been appointed as captain of the Egyptian national team. Manager Hossam Al-Badri backed the decision to name the Liverpool star the Pharaohs' captain, moving away from the tradition of giving the armband to the most senior player in the squad. "Hossam Al-Badri, the coach of the


Zinedine Zidane: 'I'm not a terrible coach, I'm not the best either'

Zinedine Zidane has hit back at accusations he is a lucky coach while again refusing to be drawn on his future at Real Madrid. Real's season has been transformed over the past week with victory over fierce rivals Barcelona in La Liga and Liverpool dispatched over two legs to secure a pl


Goalscorer Harry Kane injured in Spurs draw with Everton

England forward Harry Kane suffered a worrying ankle injury ahead of this year's delayed European Championships after scoring twice in a 2-2 draw away to Everton in the Premier League on Friday. Gylfi Sigurdsson also grabbed two goals for Everton in a result that did little for either side's Euro


Roma's Chris Smalling gives thanks for support after being robbed at gunpoint

Roma defender Chris Smalling has posted a message of thanks to those who offered support to his family following an armed robbery at their home in Italy on Friday. According to reports, three gunmen broke into the former Manchester United player's home in the south of Rome at 5am and confronted S


Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang recovering from malaria:'

Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has revealed he contracted malaria while on international duty with Gabon last month and spent time in hospital this week. Aubameyang, 31, played one match for Gabon as they booked their place in the Africa Cup of Nations finals and started one Arsenal ga


Spain and Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos tests positive for Covid-19

Spain and Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has tested positive for Covid-19. Ramos has been nursing a calf injury since April 1 which led him to miss his side's 3-1 defeat of Liverpool in their Champions League quarter-final first leg and Saturday's 2-1 victory over rival


The best player in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-finals revealed

The European Football Association (UEFA) announced today, Friday, the best player in the first leg of the quarter-finals of the European Champions League, "The Champions League,"According to the UEFA official website, the Brazilian Vinicius Junior, the Real Madrid star, is the one who won the awar


Atletico Madrid announce that Luis Suarez was injured during training

Spanish club Atletico Madrid announced in an official statement today that its Uruguayan star, Luis Suarez, 34, was injured during the team's training today, Wednesday. The Madrid club stated in its statement that Suarez underwent medical examinations confirming that he had suffered a "muscle inj


Manchester City star Kevin de Bruyne signs new two-year deal in quest for more silverware

Midfielder star Kevin De Bruyne has signed a two-year contract extension that will keep him at Manchester City until 2025. The Belgium international, whose existing deal was due to expire in 2023, is 30 in June and now looks set to see out most of the remainder of his career at the Etihad Stadium


Real Madrid face defensive crisis as Raphael Varane ruled out of Liverpool game with Covid-19

Real Madrid will be without either of their first-choice central defenders for Tuesday's Uefa Champions League quarter-final against Liverpool after Raphael Varane tested positive for Covid-19. Madrid are already without their injured captain Sergio Ramos, meaning Nacho Fernandez and Eder Militao




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