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Transfer Rumors 2015 – Liverpool & Arsenal Will Try to Sign Asier Illarramendi

Posted on 12 Apr, 2015, by in Soccer

The revolving door at Real Madrid never stops working, and that means recently bought players possibly leaving at any time. One of them is Asier Illarramendi, with Arsenal and Liverpool on alert to try and sign him once he becomes available. More

Cristiano Ronaldo

Real Madrid – Cristiano Ronaldo Deserves a Better Defense

Posted on 3 Nov, 2013, by in Soccer

The amazing scoring form Cristiano Ronaldo is in won’t matter if the Real Madrid defense, filled with talented yet not too intelligent players like Pepe and Marcelo keeps making things a lot more difficult than they should be as they feverishly try and catch up with the league leaders before it gets too late. More

Cristiano Ronaldo

Real Madrid – Cristiano Ronaldo Is On His Own

Posted on 24 Oct, 2013, by in Soccer

Maybe it’s always been like this – Cristiano Ronaldo, and 10 more Real Madrid players just waiting for something to happen. Even in a relatively good performance from Los Blancos, the overall feeling left after the match is that without the Portuguese star, there’s really nothing special on a team that’s move valuable than any other in the world. More

Arturo Vidal

Arturo Vidal, Bizarre Champions League Moment of the Season

Posted on 23 Oct, 2013, by in Soccer

It was quite weird that Arutro Vidal managed to finish all 90 minutes with only one yellow card in the Juventus loss to Real Madrid. It was even weirder that he tripped himself by kicking the grass and then tried to get a penalty kick out of it in one of the most bizarre moments we’ll see in the Champions League this season. More

Xabi Alonso

Real Madrid – Xabi Alonso Can Fix Everything

Posted on 10 Oct, 2013, by in Soccer

Some thought he was on his way out of the club this summer, but even while he’s injured, Xabi Alonso is proving to be a vital piece of the Real Madrid gameplan, which doesn’t seem to be working as efficiently without him playing in the deep playmaker position. More

Ronaldo & Bale

Real Madrid – Cristiano Ronaldo Can’t Succeed Without Isco & Carlo Ancelotti Helping Him

Posted on 29 Sep, 2013, by in Soccer

Even though Carlo Ancelotti made some terrible decisions during and before the match, the weak performance from Isco is another big reason as to why Cristiano Ronaldo was left too alone and pretty much helpless against an excellent defense as Real Madrid dropped more crucial points in the most difficult title race in Europe. More

Real Madrid Winners

Real Madrid – Cristiano Ronaldo Has the Right Team Built Around Him

Posted on 14 Aug, 2013, by in Soccer

While Real Madrid aren’t exactly turning into a version of their greatest rivals by focusing on adding one player each summer to strengthen their incredibly talented youth system products, it seems that building around Cristiano Ronaldo is taking a different direction, going for “cheaper”, local talent instead of always going for the biggest name out there. More

Isco vs Lyon

Real Madrid – Isco Isn’t Going to be Brought Along Slowly

Posted on 29 Jul, 2013, by in Soccer

There’s a world of difference between Malaga and Real Madrid, obviously, but so much money wasn’t spent on Isco so he can watch & learn from the sidelines. Carlo Ancelotti is planning on using the young Spanish star right from the start in the lineup, with and not instead of Mesut Ozil, and in more than just the attacking midfielder role. More

Asier Illarramendi

Transfer Rumors 2013 – Real Madrid Will Sign Asier lllarramendi

Posted on 6 Jul, 2013, by in Soccer

It seems like Real Madrid are focusing, or settling, for young, talented Spanish players so far this summer, apparently on the verge of adding another midfielder, this time Asier Illarramendi from Real Sociedad. More

Ilkay Gundogan

Transfer Rumors 2013 – Real Madrid Trying to Sign İlkay Gündoğan or Asier Illarramendi

Posted on 3 Jul, 2013, by in Soccer

It seems that one of Real Madrid’s biggest goals going into the new season is acquiring a young central midfielder, with İlkay Gündoğan of Borussia Dortmund as their top target, followed by Asier Illarramendi of Real Sociedad, if things with the German international don’t work out. More