Real Madrid not behind Bartomeu’s “mano negra” claims

Barcelona’s president Josep María Bartomeu has claimed that there is a “hidden hand” or “mano negra” behind the FIFA enquiry into Barcelona’s repeated breach of regulations regarding the signing of young talent. Bartomeu claims that an anonymous source is behind it all. More on this story

Real Madrid drop 3 points in race for La Liga crown

Real Madrid have gone from the darlings of La Liga to the ugly sister in one fell swoop. Sevilla was in charge of executing the death blow to the “Merengues” last night at the Estadio Sánchez Pizjuán in Sevilla. More on this story

7 goal “Clasico” lifts Barcelona morale

Lots of goals and lots of controversy as was to be expected in Sunday’s Clásico match between Real Madrid and Barcelona. The game ended up 3-4 in favour of the Catalans and the league has suddenly taken on a new twist with this very important win. More on the Clasico

Florentino Pérez opens the doors up for Sergio Ramos exit

According to Spanish sports paper Marca, journalist José Ramón de la Morena said on his radio program “El Larguero” on Cadena Ser, that Real Madrid’s president Florentino Perez told defender Sergio Ramos that he would accept an offer of around 60 million euros for him if he were to receive offers from outside. More on Sergio Ramos

Real Madrid finally land Gareth Bale for £86MILLION

Real Madrid have finally landed Welshman Gareth Bale in a deal worth a staggering £86MILLION. It was a agreed last night after Daniel Levy finally gave the go ahead for the deal to take place after talks with Florentino perez last week in Madrid.

Tottenham paid just £7m to Southampton for the Welshman 6 years ago and this is a fabulous return on investment for the London club. More on the Bale deal

Real Madrid prepare to unveil Gareth Bale

By the state of the Santiago Bernabéu in Madrid, it suggests that a deal with Tottenham’s Gareth Bale is imminent. According to the Daily Mirror a platform has been erected at the stadium as Real Madrid finally prepare themselves for the arrival of 24-year-old Welshman.

Reports suggest that Bale is set for a world record £85 million transfer, with a deal thought to be only hours away from completion.More on the Gareth Bale transfer

Radamel Falcao, offered to Real Madrid

In a crazy turnaround of events, ex Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao, who is now at Monaco, was offered to Real Madrid. Monaco’s billionaire owner Dmitry Rybolovlev paid 45M euros for Falcao who is said to be disappointed with the club’s sports project.

Worse still, the French government has imposed the same tax laws on the players and they now have to pay the same as French citizens. More on Radamel Falcao

93million euros for Gareth Bale

According to UK newspaper The Sun, Tottenham Hotspur has rejected an astronomical bid for their prized asset, Gareth Bale by Real Madrid. The Welshman is understood to be angry as he though he had an understanding with Tottenham’s chairman Daniel Levy. Bale thought the chairman would agree to a “mind blowing bid”, which appears to have been turned down. More on Gareth Bale