La Liga

Bright future: Real Madrid’s defence looks sorted for the next 10 years

Real Madrid have been in need of a generational change ever since they won three Champions League titles in a row. The hammering at the hands of Ajax last season probably reiterated this fact. The loss to Paris Saint-Germain and…

El Clasico consequences: The international break “disaster” strikes Real Madrid once again

International breaks are insufferable for many Madridistas. This past week, 12 first-team players left the capital for national team duties. Even though the club promotes these players showcasing their talents on that stage, it is a double-edged sword. When a…

Player watch: How have Barcelona’s summer signings fared so far

The efforts of Barcelona to bring Neymar back from his Paris Saint-Germain “situation” was one of the most predictable, drawn-out sagas we’ve been subject to in recent memory. It was, however, overshadowing of the players who did succeed in moving…

Déjà vu at Barcelona: Todibo could be on a familiar path

The first half of last season saw Jean Claire Todibo become one of the best young defenders in French football. His performances for Toulouse had attracted interest from many European elites. Months after all that hype, the teenager is running…

Good timing: Big signing’s late arrival could be the long-term positive Real Madrid need

A quick look at the La Liga table would suggest that Real Madrid are in good shape, with Zinedine Zidane’s side two points clear at the top after eight games so far. However, Los Blancos have still faced a considerable…

Don’t overreact: This striker situation is normal at Real Madrid

Expectations have been unfair on Luka Jovic over the last few weeks. Football fans have already forgotten that a €60 million fee doesn’t always mean that the player starts scoring goals from the first day, even if he is just…

Same old story: Real Madrid ace angry at fans over unfair treatment

Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has cut a frustrated figure at the Santiago Bernabeu this season, and he’s reportedly not happy with the way the fans have treated him. It isn’t easy playing for Real Madrid. Pressure comes at players…

“I need to play”: Midfield maestro disappointed with treatment at Barcelona

It can really be frustrating being a player sometimes. Why? Because all players want to play but sadly only 11 players can be on the pitch for a team and that means only the best from a lot of options…

The perfect tradeoff: Real Madrid and Spurs could strike January deal that suits both sides

If there has ever been a transfer saga tailor-made for two clubs, it is that of Tottenham Hotspur, Real Madrid and their want-away players – Christian Eriksen and Gareth Bale. The former expressed his desire to leave the club last…

“I want more”: Zidane must find solution for Madrid to be real La Liga contenders

Another day, another win but another reason to keep doubting Real Madrid and their title credentials. Real Madrid failed to keep yet another clean sheet as they beat Granada 4-2 at the Santiago Bernabeu this past weekend. After Karim Benzema’s…