Six new signings to watch in La Liga
Spanish football heads into the post-Cristiano Ronaldo and Andres Iniesta era as the 2018-19 La Liga season begins this weekend. With these two greats of the modern age having moved on, AFP Sport picks out six new signings to watch in the coming campaign. THOMAS LEMAR (ATLETICO MADRID) Age: 22 Position: Attacking midfielder/winger Previous club:…
Courtois, Vinicius in as Real Madrid begin life without Ronaldo against Atletico
New boys, Thibaut Courtois and Vinicius Jr. are in Real Madrid’s squad for tomorrow’s UEFA Super Cup match against neighbours, Atletico Madrid at the Le Coq Arena, Tallinn, Estonia. It is Real Madrid’s first competitive game since former talisman, Cristiano Ronaldo left for Juventus.
Everton busiest Premiership side as transfer window closes in England
Everton signaled their intentions of challenging for a top four position with a flurry of activities on the closing day of the English Premier League’s transfer window.
Real Madrid complete Courtois signing
Real Madrid have completed a move for Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois after he passed his medical at the Santiago Bernabeu. Courtois, 26, has signed a six-year deal to join the Champions League champions. Courtois joined Chelsea in 2011 from Genk but was immediately loaned to Atletico Madrid for two seasons, before he returned to Chelsea to…
Courtois joins Madrid as Chelsea wait to confirm Kepa deal
Chelsea and Real Madrid agreed terms on Wednesday for the transfer of Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois subject to the agreement of personal terms and passing a medical. The deal should now pave the way for Athletic Bilbao's Kepa Arrizabalaga to join Chelsea for a record 80 million euro (£71.6 million, $92 million) fee for a…
Courtois on verge of Real Madrid move
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois is closing in on a move to Real Madrid in a deal worth around 35 million euros ($41 million), Spanish media reported on Tuesday.
Courtois’ absence in camp may signal interest away from Chelsea
Thibaut Courtois, like the rest of the remaining players who were involved in the final stages of the World Cup, was due to back today, at the latest.
Chelsea's Courtois wants Madrid move for family reasons, says agent
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois wants a move back to Spain for family reasons, his agent said, following reports linking him with a move to Real Madrid. The Belgian is due to return to Chelsea training over the next few days after helping his country finish third at the World Cup and being voted the best…
Willian warns Hazard as Chelsea teammates prepare to clash at World Cup
Brazil star Willian says he is looking forward to coming out on top when he faces his club colleague Eden Hazard in the World Cup quarter-final between Brazil and Belgium.
Five top goalkeepers to watch in Russia
Goalkeepers have colossal roles to play in determining their countries’ progression at this year’s World Cup in Russia. As the host kick-starts the competition with the opening game against Saudi Arabia on June 14 in Moscow, a lot of the Red Army’s supporters would expect Igor Akinfeev...