Homesick Negredo set for Valencia loan

Manchester City striker Alvaro Negredo could be about to join Valencia after complaining of homesickness. The Spaniard signed for City last summer but endured a dismal end to the 2013/14 season after injuries and a loss of form. It was initially thought that Negredo would move back to Spain to accommodate a loan deal for […]

Alessio Cerci

Atletico sign Alessio Cerci

Atletico Madrid have today completed a deal to sign Alessio Cerci from Torino after the forward completed a medical with the La Liga champions. Italian international Cerci joins on a three-year deal for an undisclosed fee. 27-year-old Cerci scored 11 times for Torino last season as he and Ciro Immobile formed a formidable forward duo […]


Saints close in on Alderweireld

Atletico Madrid defender Toby Alderweireld could be on the move this transfer window with Southampton looking the most likely destination for the Belgian. Alderweireld has been out of favour at Atletico since his arrival last season, making just 12 appearances for the La Liga champions. The deal with Southampton is likely to be only on […]


Falcao off to Manchester instead of Madrid

Monaco striker Radamel Falcao will move to Manchester United instead of Real Madrid on a season-long loan deal. The Colombian has been a long-term target for Real, but will now play for United subject to a medical at Old Trafford. Having joined the French club for €50 million, it looked as though the only club able […]

LFP faces another threat to opening weekend

All the goals from La Liga Matchday 2

A round-up of the weekend action as Real Madrid lost in spectacular fashion in Sociedad, and both Barca and Atletico struggled past stubborn opposition. There were also wins for Valencia, Sevilla and Getafe in the final week of La Liga before the international break. Friday 29th August Getafe 1 (Vazquez) Almeria 0 Valencia 3 (Alcacer, […]


Close game predicted between Barcelona and Villareal

This evening (6pm GMT) sees Villareal C.F take on last season`s runners-up FC Barcelona Both sides are coming off impressive victories in Jornada 1. Starting with the hosts, let`s take a look at how their squads are shaping up coming into a tie that produced 5 goals and some thrilling action last year. Loading…


Falcao to Madrid rumours hotting up

Radamel Falcao to Real Madrid rumors are gaining more and more credibility as the transfer window nears to a close. Real Madrid are keen to add another ‘Galactico’ to their ranks, as well as a perfect associate to James Rodriguez up front. Both players have enjoyed success at Porto and the Colombian national team leading […]


Di Maria to Manchester United – an analysis

Last season it was Mesut Ozil, this season it’s Angel Di Maria. Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has always been known for doing good business in the transfer market. Ridding the squad of Angel Di Maria was probably not one of his best bits of business. According to BBC Sport, Di Maria signed for Manchester […]


Real Sociedad v Real Madrid preview

Real Madrid and Real Sociedad face off in Round 2 of La Liga this Sunday, August 31st, in Anoeta at 03:00 PM EST. Real Madrid opened up their season with a hard fought home win against Cordoba. Real Sociedad traveled to La Liga new boys Eibar and lost 1-0. Both teams will look to perform […]


Villareal v Barcelona preview

This Sunday sees Villareal welcome Barcelona to El Madrigal, in what is undoubtedly the game of the weekend. Despite the absence of several key men, Barca have enjoyed a straightforward start to their La Liga campaign, with a 3-0 win over Elche last week thanks to the reliable shooting boots of Lionel Messi. Villarreal, by […]


Valencia interested as Chicharito exit looms

Valencia are one of the clubs interested in Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez, as the club look to offload the Mexican striker. Juventus are the other club rumoured to be in for Hernandez, with United likely to accept an offer from the highest bidder. Hernandez has wanted a move away from Old Trafford for over […]


Xabi Alonso heading to Bayern

Bayern Munich are in the process of signing Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso, with the midfielder set to undergo a medical today. Alonso, who announced his retirement from the Spanish national team this week, will be allowed to leave after five seasons at the Bernabeu. The news comes just days after Manchester United completed a […]

Glory last season but Atletico need Champions League

Atletico looking for a winning start against Rayo Vallecano tomorrow evening

Paco Jemez has proven himself to be an extremely dynamic individual. Rayo over the past two seasons have played decent football and have given youth a chance. This has been forced on the manager as investment into the club has not been forthcoming. Last season the side failed to improve on the 8th place attained […]


Spanish Super Cup second leg review

At full time, the score reads Real Madrid 0-1 Atletico Madrid.  Atletico are champions of the Spanish Supercup 2014.  It was a hard fought game throughout all 90 minutes and Atletico looks like the team of last year, even with the new additions and departures.  Real Madrid, despite the loss, are always a threat and […]