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Simeone criticises Real to be popular - Courtois

Earlier this month, Diego Simeone said former Chelsea keeper Thibaut Courtois had only won The Best FIFA Goalkeeper award because he plays for Real.

Real Madrid earn narrow win (1:58)
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23hDermot Corrigan

Modric shows off Ballon d'Or in 8/10 showing

On the night he showed the Bernabeu his Ballon d'Or, Luka Modric had his best performance as Real Madrid clung to a narrow win over Rayo Vallecano.


Benzema edges Madrid past Rayo Vallecano

Karim Benzema scored the only goal of the game after 13 minutes as Real Madrid beat Rayo Vallecano at the Bernabeu on Saturday,

1dSam Marsden

Barca's Dembele, Coutinho issue an 'advantage'

The two were regulars at the start of the season, but Valverde has preferred to use either one or the other since bringing Arthur into the team.

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2dStephan Uersfeld

Dembele ordered to pay for abandoned home

Dembele left Borussia Dortmund in August 2017 as he forced through his €105 million transfer to Barcelona, and never returned to his former house.

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2dDermot Corrigan

Llorente will leave Real unless he plays - sources

Marcos Llorente will ask for a move away from Real Madrid in January if he is not still playing regularly, sources close to the player told ESPN FC.

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2dDermot Corrigan

Isco wanted corner, not Madrid fan abuse - Solari

Isco was whistled by Real Madrid fans in their 3-0 defeat to CSKA Moscow after appearing to react with a gesture and angry words towards supporters.

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3dJonathan Smith

Madrid target Brahim Diaz in £10m deal - sources

Real Madrid want to sign Manchester City's Brahim Diaz in January and hope to agree a deal for around £10 million, sources have told ESPN FC.

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4dDermot Corrigan

Solari, Bale could be leaving Madrid - Toshack

Former Real Madrid manager John Toshack has told ESPN FC he does not expect Santiago Solari to be in charge next season.