Presented by Tim Caple with new podcasts out every week. The worlds greatest football club Real Madrid generate a huge amount of news, rumour and speculation here at the Real Madrid podcast we round up all of the current headline making stories relevant to Madrid.
Today we look ahead to UCL matchday 2 as Madrid arrive in Germany to face Borussia MGB , we round up the press conference comments from Zidane, Kroos and Marcus Rose and look a the history of meetings and who to look out for on tuesday.
Today we look ahead to the return of Champions League, Shakhtar its revealed have been ravaged by injury to key players for Madrid although Ramos trained yesterday it looks likely he won't be starting .
In to the international break top of the table 3 wins 3 clean sheets, Benzema scores his 250th goal, Modric on what he is looking for from Madrid
Brahim Diaz speaks for the first time since leaving Madrid for Milan and Madrid to consider Kubo's loan if he does not see more playing time.
Not a great week for Zidane who lost Hazard for another month and now has to do without Carvajal for 2 months, plus Champions League group stage draw made and we look ahead to this weekends opponents Levante
Today we look ahead to Valladolid and hear what Zidane had to say ahead of the game. Kroos injury to keep him out for 2 weeks, Marcelo did complete a second training session with no adverse reaction. Latest news on Mayoral and a potential move to Italy and Man Utd show interest in Jovic.
Today a round up of Zidane's comments from the pre match press conference. Hazard, Asensio, Vasquez train and could travel. In other news Mayoral on his way to Roma ? fee said to have been agreed at 20mill euro. French media report Mbappe could move next summer for as little as 100 million.
After failing to score in the opening game media focus is fixed on Madrid's need for a striker Cavani not the only name to be linked with Raul Jiminez name appearing in media today. Plus the latest news on Hazard's situation and will Jovic stay or go on loan.
Coming up today we look at this weekends opponents Sociedad plus round up all the stories making the Madrid news including Mayoral ahead of Jovic ? Ruben Diaz offered by Mendes, Chelsea owned Bakayoko interesting Madrid, Pochettino tells of his "Dream" to coach Madrid .
Today part two of our look back at the title winning season and ahead to what is to come, today we look at the attacking midfield and forwards.
Names in the news Raul, Jovic, Rodriguez, Mariano, Cavani and Vinicius.
The players return to training without Mariano who tests positive for covid 19 , lots of transfer rumours and speculation Jules Kounde a target for next season, PSG become more interested in James Rodriguez as are Benfica and FC Porto. Growing number of clubs after Jovic with Niko Kovac wanting to take him back to Bundesliga, Isco said to be interesting Guardiola at Man City and Youcef Atale at Nice interesting Zidane.
Amid the successes we look at Kross season stats ,plus the transfer round up Jovic agent meets Napoli officials, Mourinho wants Vasquez at Spurs, Bale's agent insists he will stay regardless, Reinier to link up with Ronaldo .
s Hakimi really on the brink of a move to Inter, Ceballos talks about his future , PSG told no go on Kubo , James disappointed about failure to sign for Atletico "I had an offer but they wouldn't let me go" plus the rest of the transfer rumour and speculation.
Victory over Sociedad sends Madrid back to the top of La Liga, we look back at the the reaction and we look ahead to the midweek game v Mallorca.
Plus updates on the latest rumours surrounding Mbappe, Havertz, and O'Campos.
We begin today looking back at the 3-0 victory over Valencia and ahead to the weekends opponents Sociedad plus we round up the transfer rumour and speculation including the latest news on Camavinga, Havertz and Alaba.
Coming up today we look ahead to the weekend and Eibar on sunday , plus we round up who and what is making the Madrid headlines
names in the news today include, Jovic, Dybala, Ramos, Diaz, Camavinga, Kante, Odrizola, Kubo.
In todays roundup Madrid told "Get Camavinga now" before someone else does, Odegaard's future uncertain as a Sociedad stay looks more likely than a return to Madrid, Jovic wanted by Lazio and Milan, Reinier looks set to head off on loan to Valladolid for next season, Hakimi will return to Madrid but will he stay,Fabian Ruiz unlikely to leave Napoli after being offered significant 2 year extension to current deal.
Dortmund want Hakimi for 2 more years and promise Haaland in 2022
Lots of Madrid coverage in the media today, Hakimi's agent saying we will return Dortmund want him for 2 more years and will let Haaland go to Madrid in 2022 if RM agree.Plenty of coverage of Bundesliga players , Havertz and Werner had great weekends they find plenty of speculation linking them to Madrid again today. Has Sergio Ramos turned down a 3 year extension to his contract at 12 mill per season, Jovic and James urged to take pay cuts if they want moves away this summer.
Today , Zidane speaks for the first time, other names in the news Hakimi wanted by Inter, PSG and Dortmund . Mbuyamba interesting Madrid
Bale "No to Newcastle" Ocampos "it would be a dream to play in Madrid" .Madrid back in for Havertz.
Edwin Van Der Saar sent out a defiant message to those clubs who are thinking the current financial climate will pave the way for a collapse in transfer values he said "there will be no 50% discounts here" Plus a round up of all the other names that have made the Madrid headlines over the last few days.
Training set to resume with individual sessions, Camavinga deal unlikely as Rennes likely to make UCL, Sao Paulo mf Igor Gomes on the radar,Sergio Reguilon interesting PSG, Fabian Ruiz cost 80 mill or nothing, Napoli and Milan interested in Jovic
Welcome to the RM PC in the news today , is Camavinga to be the summers first purchase, PSG state interest in both Hakimi and Benzema. Upamecano tempted by Bayern Munich, in midfield Marcelo Brozovic currently with Inter is the latest to be linked with a summer move and the name of Lazio's Milinkovic-Savic re-emerges as a possible target plus of course the latest news on Mbappe.
Today Real Madrid continue to be linked to moves for Harry Kane, Mbappe, Haaland and Aubamayang this summer as they look to bolster their forward options. Interest fading in Ruiz as Napoli refuse to drop their 90 mill plus asking price. Van Der Beek future still unknown and Madrid gear up for a battle with Bayern Munich to sign Dayot Upamecano for RB Leipzig.
Today we round up the stories making Madrid news, Haaland "The best is yet to come" some of the best young players continue to be liked to Madrid , Camavinga, Cherki and Ruiz.. Pogba still being strongly linked with a summer move.
Coming up today a look at who and what is making media headlines, could Hakimi move on with Chelsea and Bayern both interested, Camavinga still a top summer target, Jovic price set at 50 mill, fans poll who should go this summer and part 2 of the season review with Phil Schoen of beINSPORTS today we look at the midfield and assess the impact of Hazard in his first season.
Names in the news today included Mbappe as his future is discussed, Fabian Ruiz agent on his future, where next for Pogba, and Fabio Capello is asked about Madrids future and the signing of youth players.
Madrid lose top place in La Liga after defeat to Betis, Courtois to have a scan on a groin injury today, Reinier scored his first goals in a Madrid shirt this weekend playing for the Castilla team. Other names in the new James, Fabian Ruiz, Neymar and Hakimi.
Today then is Real Madrid's 118th birthday plus we look at this weekends opposition Real Betis . In the news round up names in the news Jadon Sancho, Haaland, Donnarumma . Hazard's ankle operation a success.
Look back at a disappointing weekend where Madrid lost at Levante and we look ahead in more detail to Manchester City in this weeks UCL who are the players to look out for how do the 2 teams compare statistically .
Welcome to the Real Madrid podcast today the remaining reaction from Sundays draw with Celta Vigo plus Reinier is welcomed to Madrid names in the news Sterling, Icardi, Lautaro Martinez, Koulibaly, Marcelo and Diego Carlos.
Today we look ahead to the weekend and Celta Vigo plus a round up of the news . Names in the news Martinez, Isco, Rodriguez, and RB Leipzig coach Nagelsmann reveals here was offered Madrid job taking over from Zidane.
Week opens with some good news as Hazard looks all set to return this weekend, Thibaut Courtois picks up the player of the month in LaLiga , Sergio Ramos back in talks about his contract, other names in the news Cherki of Lyon and Milan keeper Donnarumma , Gabriel Veron and Reinier .
Madrid secure the victory to go top in Liga we look ahead to Zaragoza in the cup plus a round up of all the transfer rumours and speculation names in the news include , James, Vinicius, Ruiz, Koulibaly, Isco, Fernandes and Donnarumma.
Today names in the news Lincoln potentially arriving this summer from Flamengo, Gareth Bale told by Zidane he is staying until the summer, Isco offered to Liverpool and Chelsea , Jovic being offered on loan with option to buy and we take a look at the weekends opposition Valladolid.
First business of the new year is complete with Reinier Jesus signing on a 6 year deal, Van Der Beek insists no deal is done for him to go to Madrid .Madrid watching teenage Dutch strike sensation Boadu at AZ who has scored 20 gas so far this season and is just 19. Modric won't sign a 1 year extension e is on the move this summer with Inter Milan leading the chase with the offer of a 2 year deal , plus all the rest of the weeks news so far.
Sevilla's recent form in Madrid is dire but with Lopetegui this year could it be the first time in over a decade they win, plus a round up of transfer news including Timo Werner, Van Der Beek, Ferran Torres .
Today, Zidane on the brink of 10th title this weekend plus lots of rumour and speculation names in the news, Icardi, Mane, Kante, Camavinga, Milik
Marcus Rashford and the future of Diaz remains undecided
So another new Brazilian youth talent about to arrive, lots of names in the news as well as Reinier, Madrid and Man Utd held secret talks on a potential deal this january to take Pogba to Madrid 4 names offered to Utd including Kroos. Cavani expected to sign this summer and Werner could join him as well if RB can be tempted into taking Jovic in a swop deal. The names in the news Male at PSV Ziyech at Ajax , Modric and Cherki at Lyon.
Transfer window opens and through it a deluge of rumour and speculation Mbappe offered the one thing that PSG cannot offer ..the number 10 shirt for next season, Sadio Mane interest amounts to nothing, James Rodriguez will stay until the end of the season are Madrid eyeing up a move for Donnarumma plus all the rest of the news of the day in Madrid.
Plenty of names in the news as the transfer window is about to open some with potential others not, Bale talking to Mourinho, Modric to leave due to lack of game time with his deal up in summer, Cavani 2 yr deal, Hakimi "i'm not coming back to sit on the bench, James to Everton or Liverpool, Perez and Zidane clash again over a move for Jadon Sancho and the clear message to Zidane "we dont need Pogba we have Valeverde"
Round up of reactions to draw in El Clasico Madrid unhappy at VAR not awarding 2 penalty kicks as the transfer window looms lots of names doing the rounds in media, Piatek swop with Jovic ? James to Everton, Camavinga just some of the names in the news.
Victory in Brugge Modric shines goals from Rodrygo and Vinicius as well , Zidane, Vinicius and Modric share their views , names in the news Van Der Beek, Pogba, Torres, Alcantara and we take a look at Valencia .
Weekend win over Espanyol keeps Madrid level with Barcelona at the top of Liga, Perez signals no interest in signing Sancho, Aubamayang deal for next summer, Bale tells Madrid he has no interest in a Premier League return.
Looking ahead to the weekend meeting with Espanyol plus the latest transfer rumours, including Pogba for January ? can PSG tempted with with a cash plus Vinicius offer is it the end of the line for Diaz and Mariano.
Today we start by looking back at the performance against Sociedad and we get the latest transfer news and speculation including the latest on Mbappe and we look ahead to the Champions League showdown with PSG
Today we look ahead to the meeting with Sociedad this weekend, Zidane has been fielding questions about Bale in his pre match press conference plus we round up the latest transfer rumour and speculation.
Rodrygo becomes the youngest plater ever to score a hat trick in Champions League , we look back at the 6- 0 victory over Galatasaray. We gather all the reaction. We will look ahead to the weekend meeting with Eibar and round up the transfer speculation including the story that Hakimi may return in January from Dortmund.
We open today with a looks ahead to Champions League and we round up all the latest transfer rumour and speculation including Mbappe, James to return to Bayern in the january window, Madrid want to swop Jovic for Lewandowski on a 2 year loan deal, Sancho for 115 million euro next summer.
Looking back at the week including the 5-0 win over Leganes all the reaction plus we look ahead to the weekend meeting with Real Betis including updates from Zidane's pre match press conference.
Names in the new Havertz, Weigl, Zakaria
Looking ahead to Leganes and rounding up all the media rumour and speculation including Max Allegri taking over if Zidane loses the Clasico. Zidane distances himself further from any deal for Eriksen of big interest is Laporte at Man City and Madrid keep tabs on a number of stars at the U17 World Cup.
Today we look back at the first loss this season v Mallorca and we remember the first meeting with Galatasaray in the Super Cup 2000 as we preview the midweek meeting and we round up the latest transfer rumours
Today the latest update on "El Clasico" as Barcelona refuse to switch the game to Madrid. We look ahead to the weekend meeting with Real Mallorca and the latest transfer updates names in the news , Marquinhos, Donyell Malen, Serge Gnabry, Milinkovic Savic and Pjanic.
Rounding up what made the news over the last few days during international week, Benzema picks up award, Courtois tells media to show more respect, Wenger says Hazard will never replace Ronaldo, Martinez "Hazard is not fat" Oblak release fee to be activated ?
In the news today Eriksen in line for January move with Modric being offered to Spurs, Mariano also on Spurs radar for a January move, Van De Beek Milinkovic Savic and Kante all being linked with moves to Madrid. We look back to the 4-2 win over Granada and celebrate Hazard's debut goal .
First v second in La Liga this weekend Granada have already beaten Barcelona this season but their record v Madrid isn't good just 1 win in their history in Madrid we look at the tale of the tape, we look back at the draw with Brugge and at the news headlines.
Today we look back at the 0-0 with Atletico, we get all the reaction plus all the game numbers and we get to know a bit more about Brugge ahead of the Champions League meeting this week plus all the transfer rumours and speculation.
Well there were many fans who voiced concern over Zidane's team selection prior to kick off by the conclusion of the 90 minutes Madrid fans had been treated to a night when youth shone. We get reaction from Zidane, Rodrygo, Vinicius and we look ahead to the Madrid derby.
After the misery in Paris came the best performance of the season as Ramos returned to command the team, we take a look at all the stats and numbers behind the performance and get the reaction from Zidane and Ramos .
It ended 3-2 it should have been 5 or 6 against Levante but the signs are beginning to emerge of the potential of this Madrid team, all the reaction from the win plus we look ahead to the meeting with PSG and Neymar is back but its short term as he says "i want to leave in January"
With Neymar now unlikely to ever wear the white of Madrid focus turns to the future with Mbappe and Sancho topping Perez wanted list. Sergio Ramos equals Casillas cap record and happy birthday to Luka Modric.
So no big name arrivals on the final day and Neymar's non arrival is a source of joy for the majority of fans focus can now turn to securing Mbappe next season. We look at the reaction to the draw at Villarreal and take a look at the key statistics from the game.
In todays podcast the latest updates on Neymar, Zidane no longer the untouchable Mourinho waits in the wings, reaction to the weekend as Bale and James Rodriguez shine and Mijatovic tells all "we will compete but won't win loads of trophies "
Today we update all the latest stories surrounding Neymar's move from PSG, Tuchel tells all "we can't lose Neymar without a replacement". James Rodriguez inline for a return to the first team this weekend, Van De Beek to arrive for next season, Roca of Espanyol on Madrid radar, Luka Jovic speaks about speculation surrounding his future at Madrid.
So after what was a forgettable pre season Madrid impress with a 3-1 win at Celta Vigo, Modric picks up a first ever red card in a league game, Zidane reveals that Bale will stay this season and the latest on Neymar.
Pre season ends with penalty shootout defeat to Roma, where next for Neymar Madrid or Barcelona, Napoli end interest in James Rodriguez, Bale future still undecided. Tuchel preparing for life without Neymar. Modric going nowhere this season, Marcelo had contact with clubs in Italy.
Madrid's difficult pre season continues as the team struggle to forge an identity, could Gareth Bale and James Rodriguez begin the season as part of the 1st team squad if Perez gets his way this is what will happen, other names being linked this week Weigl, Sane, Sancho and Mane.
Dortmund, Roma and Inter all alleged to have been in touch to ask about Jovic who has found the going tough in the opening weeks of his Madrid career. Madrid looking at adding to the forward line several names in the frame including Martial. Other names in the news Take, Vinicius, James Rodriguez, Bale and Madrid remain the worlds most valuable football club.
Quiet week for news this week with the squad training in Canada ahead of the International Champions Cup, Perez tells Zidane chances of signing Pogba slim , Eriksen and Van De Beek still potential arrivals. No sign of Rodriguez future being concluded.
A quiet week as the squad train in Montreal, Madrid end interest in Neymar, player sales imperative if Madrid to sign Pogba. Mariano interest significant but the player informs Madrid he will stay to fight for a first team place. Militao unveiled in Madrid.
This week Marcelo considers calling time on his 13 ssn stay in Madrid, Ceballos considers Spurs loan move, De Tomas heads to Benfica on a 5 yr deal, Valverde to be offered out on loan next season as Reguilon reunites with Lopetegui at Sevilla on loan.
Ajax put 65 mill price on Van De Beek, Marcelo loses 5 kilo's in 15 days as he ramps up his preparations for the season, Mariano informs Madrid of his plans on his way out Theo Hernandez to Milan and Nacho Fernandez interesting Roma and Napoli.
Llorente becomes the 1st significant exit of the summer as he crosses the city to Atletico, Maldini and Boban in Madrid to discuss player signings, James Rodriguez move to Napoli still to be completed, Reguillon to team up with Lopetegui at Sevilla plus latest headlines involving Mbappe and Neymar.
Rodrygo unveiled at press conference, the latest updates on the Pogba as Juventus offer 125 million, James on brink of Napoli move, Raul De Tomas move to Benfica almost complete at 30 million . Varane linked with PSG again and if Neymar moves PSG want Casemiro, Plus latest transfer gossip including Isco to Arsenal
Welcome to the midweek update as Jovic is presented to the media in Madrid. Ceballos speaks about his future, Diaz will stay next season. Dybala kills off Madrid rumours, Benfica and Porto to battle it out for Raul De Tomas, Mendy move still awaiting approval and Rodrygo completes his final day with Santos .
Jovic completes his move all eyes now turn toward Hazard with a deal about to be concluded as clubs agree a fee. Gareth Bale offered Inter lifeline Rodriguez to Napoli ?. Mendy deal is held up as his hip injury is explored further plus all the rest of the news from the week so far.
Sergio Ramos appears before media to respond to Perez claims that he wanted to leave Madrid for free to take up a 30 mill per season offer from China. "I'm staying in Madrid" . Guti leaves Besiktas to return to Spain. Pogba told reduce wage demands if you want to come here, Mendy deal stalls on valuations, Jovic clears belongings from Frankfurt ahead of summer move, Jao Felix will not be sold for less than 120 mill. Rodrygo to say goodbye to Santos on June 12.
Is Sergio Ramos about to exit Real Madrid , its allegedly being contemplated by the player.other names in the news today, Neymar, Mbappe, Asensio,
Isco, Vinicius, Varane, N'golo Kante and Marco Alonso. Bale pay me 51 million for the remainder of my contract and i will go.
Summer begins with Kroos extending his deal, 17 players on the way out of Madrid but Bale says "i will stay and play golf" .attendance figures for the season the worst in 10 years in Madrid. Could Lewandowski sign on rumours suggesting that he is seeking a move away from Munich.
The 1st major signing of Zidane's 2nd spell has been completed with striker Luka Jovic signing on a 5 yr deal, Perez and Zidane "world's apart" on Pogba signing but Ajax Donny Van de Beek remains a target as do a selection of the best youth talent available today, Havertz,Felix,Sancho and Zaniolo all being considered .Plus we look at all the other transfer rumours of the week.
So how do you start this week looking ahead to a bright future with the likes of Rodrygo, Diaz, Vinicius all of whom show tantalising glimpses of their potential again or do you stand in quiet contemplation of what has been the worst season of this century so far after the defeat to Sociedad .
Other names in the news today, Modric, Felix, Benzema, Mariano, Kroos.
Plenty of speculation about impending striker arrivals Jovic name remains top of the list joining that long list Aubameyang and a player Madrid tried to sign back in 2012 Lucas Moura. With Spurs and Chelsea in European Finals no news forthcoming on either Eriksen or Hazard not such good news for Llorente as he is told to look for another club.
The week opens with Zidane refusing to waiver on his choices for next season with Pogba and Hazard still his primary choices and whilst some of the older more established may find themselves out of favour the future for the young players at Madrid looks bright with Brahim Diaz and Vinicius being spoken about in glowing terms by Butregueno. As for who will help Benzema next season at present there has been no communication between Eintracht Frankfurt and Madrid and with PSG and Bayern interested as well this could well turn into an auction. Plus we round up all the rest of the stories making news today.
Zidane remains confident he can get Paul Pogba this summer as Eriksen's move stalls over the fee. Bayern Munich have tabled a bid of 78 mill for Jovic 15 mill more than Madrid have offered. Van De Beek emerges as the most coveted talent of the week, Madrid have competition if they want to sign him from Barca, Juve, Spurs and Liverpool also admirers. The latest name being lined up to replace Marcelo is Lyon's Ferland Mendy but Hakimi on his way back from Dortmund is also out for recognition.
Another miserable weekend for Madrid as they slip to a 16th defeat of the season with no one escaping Zidane's wrath. Some good news at least ids that Varane will be at the club next season one who won't is Marting Odegaard who will be staying in Netherlands with Ajax securing him on loan for next season.Plus we round up all the names making news and headlines as well including Erkisen, Hazard, Pogba,
Well it looks as if the French media reports of advanced negotiations between Pogba and Madrid might have a grain of truth in them after he tells team mates he won't be at the club next season as he wants a fresh challenge. Luka Jovic move to Madrid moves a step closer with Bobic telling media they will sell if Madrid come in for him. Plus we round up all the rest of the rumour and speculation in the Real Madrid Podcast.
Lots of speculation on player futures and signings for this summer, with Sadio Mane all but ruling himself out of a move interest turns elsewhere, Jovic looks as if he will be the one to provide the goals with Benzema next season, Elsewhere Sarabia could be the bargain buy of the summer available at 18 million from Sevilla and where will Odegaard's future be it was expected he would return to Madrid but Ajax interest may see him move to Amsterdam instead.
Madrid and 20 other of Europe's elite in Lisbon to watch Jao Felix shine but also to speak again with Jovic who continues to edge closer to a Madrid move next summer. Sergio Ramos playing hard ball as he informs the club of his significant salary demands for next season.
Raul looking set to take over at Castilla 25 years after his one and only appearance with them, Neymar's father gives the latest on his sons future and Julien Weigl a potential replacement for Casemiro for next season.
Mbappe comments cause a stir as he reveals his idols, Sadio Mane's potential move moves a step closer with Liverpool prepared to do business but only if Varane comes in the opposite direction. Rodriguez gets a spanish passport but is still looking for a new club, Hazard again refuses to be drawn on his future and Martin Odegaard could have a future in Netherlands as Ajax declare an interest in taking him next season. Plus all the other news.
After defeat number 9 of the season all the media are concerned with is who is leaving and who is coming in to replace those who have underachieved this season. David Alaba is favourite again to replace Marcelo with bayern prepared to deal at 60 mill, Zidane hasn't given up hope of signing Mane from Liverpool either with Asensio being used as bait. Hot prospect Jao Felix gives a hint of where he will go next after he was asked would he prefer to play in Premier League or La Liga and the latest on the Rabiot situation.
Paul Pogba's potential summer move to Madrid is still a hot topic of discussion as Man Utd deny he will move, Zidane underlines his position on Marcelo which isn't good news for Reguilon. Brahim Diaz has been told he will be going out on loan next season as he heads off coming back Martin Odegaard . Plus a round up of all the rest of the news.
Well its been a quiet week on pitch but not off it as the business of planning for next season is in full swing and the list of names being linked with moves to the club expanding by the hour it seems .Mbappe and Pogba rumours refuse to go away and as well as all the usual names in the news this last few days has seen the addition of Raheem Sterling, Sadio Mane, Ndombele and Zanniolo .
No games this week but plenty of rumour and speculation. Pogba declared his love of all things Zidane, Hazard went one better by claiming that he was the reason he began to play. More rumours about Mbappe and could Cave-in be a surprise addition to Zidane's squad this summer.
Icardi's move is back on and there is a new Brazilian star of the future on the horizon as Madrid are back scouring South America. Plus all the other news including the latest on the futures of Isco, Rodriguez and Varane .
A triumphant return for Zidane this weekend was made even better with the loss suffered buy Atletico. James Rodriguez sends Zidane a reminder of his talents with his first ever hat trick in a club league game as Bayern put 6 past Mainz. Rodrygo may well be staying at Santos for the remainder of the year as Zidane uncertain on his potential role. Hazard's move edges forward with Madrid offering cash plus players to tempt Chelsea. Julien Brandt emerges as a surprise target for Madrid this summer if Leverkusen don't make the Champions League next season. Plus a round up of all the rest of the news, rumour and speculation.
"Some sequels are better than the original " said Casillas Madrid fans hope this will be the case here, we look at whats happened in the last 48 hours as Solari exited and Zidane returned and with his return who will be leaving and who will be arriving Mbappe and Hazard the names most prominent.
The week begins with Solari still uncharge but no one confirming he will be in charge next weekend. Mbappe will be going nowhere this summer as he all but commits to PSG for next season. James Rodriguez looks to be at Bayern Munich for next season.
Looks like Quintero's move back to Europe won't happen as River ofer a deal and there will be no immediate deal for Lo Celso.
Plus all the other rumour and speculation .
A look ahead to the weekend at the top of Bundesliga where Dortmund could be overtaken at the top if they fail to win against Stuttgart and Bayern beat Wolfsburg then we will have a new leader at the top of Bundesliga plus a ,look at who is chasing the Champions League positions.
News changing by the hour in Madrid with speculation rife about who is coming in and who is leaving Real Madrid. Mourinho was the favourite but could Zidane return. We round up the latest speculation and news including the latest names to be linked with a summer move to the club.
Liga might be gone for another year but Champions League glory is still attainable, we look back to the weekend and get comment from Solari, Ramos, Carvajal, Courtois, Capello, Mijatovic, Redondo and Mourinho. Neymar in the press again teasing his future "I have great respect for Madrid they are one of the greatest clubs in the world". Plus a round up of transfer rumours including Virgil Van Dijk
A nightmare at Bernabau as Barcelona overcome a stuttering start to capitalise on poor Madrid defending.Vinicius making plenty of headlines after a performance that could have delivered a hat trick.Plus a round up of all the latest transfer rumour and speculation
A win in Levante overshadowed by Gareth Bale celebrating his goal on his own, Vinicius wants Gabriel Jesus to join him at Madrid. James Rodrigues future at Bayern Munich will be decided by Niko Kovac and PSG had a message for Madrid "Mbappe and Neymar will not be sold that is not 100% but 2000% " .
A weekend to forget for Real Madrid as they fall to a 7th defeat of the Liga season to Girona and Ramos picks up a 20th Liga red, his 25th career red card becoming in the process the most sent off player in the history of Europes top 5 leagues plus all the latest transfer rumours and updates.
Madrid celebrate a 2-1 win in amsterdam over Ajax the night ends with Ramos being accused of purposely picking up a yellow card .Transfer news Solari says no to Icardi and doesn't want Neymar either. Jovic wanted as is another left sided defender Junior Firpo. Marcelo talks about his future "if i have to leave i will be sad but i will go"
The week begins with the team preparing for Ajax in UCL, victory over Atletico awakens dreams of Liga Title "unlike last season this year we believe we can win" said Ramos.
Catch up with all the reaction and the latest transfer news, rumour and speculation
Madrid secure a creditable draw in Camp Nou in 1st leg of Copa Del Rey .Vinicius impresses in 1st Clasico in front of Brazilian FA ahead of potential call up for Copa America.Dyballe move back on with Isco being offered to Juve, Hazard continues to tease, Palacios talks about his immediate future and a new Brazilian name on the horizon Guilherme at Fluminense and Modric sort my contract or i'm off in the summe
Real Madrid win 5th game in a row their best form of the season so far.
Benzema, Vinicius and Mariano get the goals to take Madrid to within 2 points of Atletico in 2nd place in Liga.
Solari hails his squad "we have the hunger we will fight until the last kick of the last game of the season. Plus a round up of all the latest transfer news.
Another triumphant night for Benzema his 2 goals mean he now eclipses Hugo Sanchez on the all time list.Madrid and Barca to look forward to 3 more meetings before the end of the season.Names in the news , Rashford, Sarabia, Palacios deal off ?, Hazard deal almost done as is Militao futures still not decided for Rodriguez or Marcelo. Latest on Neymar, Marquinhos and the rest of the weeks news.
In todays podcast reaction to Karim Benzema who gave his best performance in recent times as Madrid score 4 Benzema getting 2, Bale returned with his 100th goal for Madrid. Plenty of reaction from Solari,Vasquez,Ramos.
Transfer news centres on Marquinhos, Rodrigues no return latest updates on Hazard and Ericksen. plus all the rest of the weekends news.
In the midweek update Madrid generate record revenues in 2017/18. Names in the news include Dybala who overtakes Icardi as the prime target for next season, Fekir could be a surprise signing before the ned of January. Marcelo's off field problems growing and Rodriguez eyes a summer return to Madrid. Could Perez surprise everyone by keeping Solari in charge for next season and Hazard getting anxious over waning interest in signing him.
Victory over Sevilla was delivered with one of the best performances of the season and takes Madrid back to 3rd in Liga.Neymar has been on tv discussing his future and Mbappe was also questioned this weekend .Ronaldo continues to try to tempt Marcelo to Turin and Modric clarifies his plans "i'm staying" also Militao and Icardi latest plus comment from the weekend from Ramos, Casemiro, Modric and Solari.
Madrid move on in Copa but suffer a 10th defeat of the season in just 32 games its the worst showing since 98/9 under Hiddink. With a search for a striker continuing Icardi has been teasing, no end to Mariano's nightmare and Benzema want to play v Sevilla.
Hazard getting increasingly frustrated as no offers or communication are forthcoming with Eriksen's move looking more likely with Bale returning to Spurs as part of a deal.
Plus all the latest stories from around the media.
For the first time in 2 years Madrid send out a 3.5.2 v Betis and the gamble paid off for Solari despite only 26% possession they created more chances than Betis. Benzema's injury increases the intensity of the search for a new striker Piatek of Genoa remains a target with negotiations being increased in last 24 hours. Marcelo's future in the balance rumours suggesting both he and Ramos could join Zidane at Juventus next season.The latest on Icardi money still the issue at Inter if Madrid pay him 10 mill per season he will come to Madrid.
Madrid celebrate a Cup win with Ramos scoring his 100th career goal,Vinicius lights up the night with stunning volley.Transfer news updates on Eriksen,Militau,Koulibaly,Milinkovic Savic,Lewandowski and Piatek.
Momentum has ground to a halt once again as after the celebrations after winning the " Club World Cup " 2019 being with 1 point from 6 in the opening 2 games of 2019 in La Liga leaving them 5th 10 points off Barcelona .Plenty of names being linked with moves into Madrid potentially this month, Timo Werner from RB Leipzig , Militao being watched again tonight ,Brahim Diaz arrives in Madrid after signing a 6 1/2 year deal.
Names still on the agenda , Eriksen, Icardi, Mbappe .
Welcome to 2109 and as the transfer window open Madrid are being linked with a number of players including Timo Werner,Bas Dost,Sancho among others.More news on the futures of Varane, Isco, Asencio and Eden Hazard who many believe is now certain to join after Chelsea reveal the signing of Pulisic.
The year ends as it began with a trophy in hand, names in the news , PSG said to be selling either Mbappe or Neymar as FFP closes in.
Fekir offered but is not of interest Hazard deal done,Suso in for Isco? and PSV's Striker Lozano wanted for next season .
Gareth Bale takes centre stage with a hat trick at the Club World Cup, lots of speculation about a Mourinho return.
Navas decides his time is up he ponders Arsenal move
and Isco counts down the days until his exit .
Could Jadon Sancho be a surprise signing for next summer would Dortmund sell.
Plus Daley Blind relishing prospect of meeting Madrid .
This week Hazard continues to tease his future whilst Isco could find his future in Bundesliga with Bayern.
Asensio shrugs of Spurs interest and as a Palacios deal stalls potential for a Quintero deal heats up.
On who will be coaching Madrid next season Germany coach Low expresses interest in Madrid also impressing Perez was Copa Libertadores winner Gallardo at River Plate.
This week Hazard continues to tease his future whilst Isco could find his future in Bundesliga with Bayern.
Asensio shrugs of Spurs interest and as a Palacios deal stalls potential for a Quintero deal heats up.
On who will be coaching Madrid next season Germany coach Low expresses interest in Madrid also impressing Perez was Copa Libertadores winner Gallardo at River Plate.
This week the reaction to the win in Valencia plus latest updates on Isco .
Transfer speculation rising by the week ahead of the window but there will be no deal involving Icardi,Dybala or Pogba.Varane's move to Man Utd moves closer and january arrivals could include Ramsey and Diaz.
also Rodrygo signs off from Santos with a goal as Madrid look forward to welcoming him in january.
After the defeat to Eibar this weekend the futures of several players including Isco and Bale make news as does Solari's future with Conte,Blanc and a sensational Zidane return discussed .
Names mentioned in Transfer columns this week include Neymar,Hazard,Rashford,Ericksen,Icardi and Diaz.
Its International week but still plenty of News,Rumour and Speculation to catch up on, with the transfer window drawing close lots of names in the news, Suso is available form Milan at 100million,Pedrinho another Brazilian youth talent at Corinthians on the verge of arriving, F De Jong a Barca target now strongly linked to Madrid.
Ibrahimovic still available ,could he sign "not a hope"say Madrid same for Falcao as well.
So a busy week all rounded up in the Real Madrid Podcast
In this weeks review Solari secures an 18 month deal ,Alexis Sanchez name linked with January arrival as he seeks Man Utd exit,Mbappe tells PSG win UCL or i am off somewhere that can,Neymar on the horizon again,plus a round up of all the headlines of the last week.
The end of Solari's 1st week bought 2 wins and the emergence from the sidelines of Vinicius.Big off field news is the fact Madrid are about to sign a 1.1 billion 10yr shirt deal.
Lots of players being linked with moves ,Suso and Palacios the 2 Solari would most like ,River Plate not happy with alleged "tapping up" .
On the coach situation Pochettino will be lured next season with a contract worth 19 million per season on a 5 year deal .
After the humiliation of the Clasico we want your views and opinions on what has gone wrong and who is to blame ,listen on anchor.fm where you will find a "record message" icon on home page, simply click and speak and I will include the best ones in the next podcast .This week we look at the aftermath of the Clasico and the last weeks news in Madrid .
This week speculation growing that Lopetegui will go regardless of results this week ,Conte the favourite to replace him also speculation that Marcelo has asked for a transfer to Juventus and Ibrahimovic is the latest name linked to arrive in january after his hugely successful spell in LA.
Plenty of News rumour and speculation over the last week at Madrid despite the International break , catch up with all the latest on Eden Hazard and his potential move to Madrid ,Harry Kane would "Thrive in La Liga" ,Benzema has another offer from China ,Modric's replacement has been lined up Aron Ramsey could even arrive in January.
Are Real Madrid in the midst of a full blown crisis not according to Lopetegui ,regardless of his thoughts defeat in the Classico will likely end his tenure with former Juventus,Italy and Chelsea coach Antionio Conte ready to return.Perez plotting records bids for a number of players to solve the crisis with Harry Kane that be the subject of a world record bid with Hazard,Icardi,Salah,Alaba all linked to potential bids, and with those being linked others are on their way out Benzema,Bale and Modric .
Welcome to the latest edition of the Real Madrid podcast where we round up the weeks new, rumour and speculation.
This week could Ramos be dropped,Bale gets excited about link up with Ramsey, Genoa goal machine Piatek the latest goal scorer linked with a move .
Gareth Bale injury not serious and he will be back for the Alaves game and what of the future of Marcelo ,is Alaba his potential replacement .
In this weeks Podcast , Perez states the Madrid position on potential playing of Liga matches in USA,the latest speculation on the signing of a "World Class" forward possibly this january,Lopetugui speaks with Asensio after his disappointing performance against Espanyol.
Vinicius and Mariano Diaz grow frustrated with limited opportunities .
Back after the International break points dropped for the 1st time this season, Isco remains not happy at his role ,Navas ponders a move away in 2019 as Courtois becomes number 1 choice,Vinicius impresses again with Castilla scoring again .
Names being liked with moves to Madrid this week include, Dybala, Lozano, Alonso,De Jong and Kovac reveals admiration of Modric.
This week ,Courtois makes his debut,Modric is UEFA'S player of the year ,Benzema scores in a 4th game in a row something he's never done before, did Vinicius make the Champions League squad ,who will Madrid face in the Club World Cup,all this plus all the rest of the weeks news rumour and speculation.
Welcome to the Real Madrid Podcast ,Madrid end august top of Liga after Sundays 4-1 win v Girona ,its transfer deadline week some of the names being linked again include Cavani,Falcao,Thiago,Marcus Alonso ,and also under discussion has been Vinicius and Navas,Courtois.
Rounding up all the latest news rumour and speculation from the last week in Madrid as Courtois arrives but Modric future is uncertain ,the "Serbian Zidane "could be the replacement or ex Barca player Thiago and is there to be one more Marquee signing if so could it be Icardi..
Welcome to the Real Madrid Podcast where we round up all the weeks news, rumour and speculation as seen through the Spanish Media .
Names in the news this week include,Neymar,Ronaldo,Kovacic and Asensio .
A look at all the main news from Madrid over the last 7 days and whilst the spotlight maybe firmly shinning on the World Cup its not stopped a steady flow off news rumour and speculation all of which is rounded up here
This week the search for a new coach intensifies as Antonio Conte rules himself out and a new Brazilian wonder kid who is said to be better than Neymar could be coming from Santos ..after his 18th birthday
Its been one of the most momentous weeks in Real Madrid's long and illustrious history which began with a Champions League being won and ended with one of the most successful coaches in the clubs history Zidane resigning so we round up all of the latest news, rumour and speculation including who will take over from Zidane
Here we round up all of the news rumour and speculation surrounding Real Madrid over the last 7 days ,in the new ,Neymar how close is he to signing ,Bale,Modirc,Icardi,Salah,Thiago and David Alaba all names being linked with the club this week.
The latest edition of the Madrid review comes the day after they celebrate making the Champions League Final in a row coming up today we round up the reaction and all the news, rumour and speculation from the last 7 days in Madrid .
Where we round up the weeks headlines, rumour and speculation from around the Spanish media's ,including is Umtiti about to leave Barcelona for Madrid,the latest on Neymar,Lewandowski Benzema Zidane and more .Hear what Ronaldo thought of the goal he scored and hear what Ibrahimovic had to say about it as well ..
So how did the Commentators of the World describe the moment Ronaldo scored that incredible goal v Juve, here's a selection of them trying to remain in control as they described seeing one of the best ever goals in UCL History
We hear from Ronaldo on what he thought of the incredible goal he scored v Juventus last night and from Guardiola ahead of the Liverpool Man City Clash at Anfield ,he gives his view on Salah plus all the names who make the Press and Media today
Rounding up all the Football Headlines from around the Media's ,looking ahead to the weekend as Premier League is back lots of rumour and transfer speculation involving Man Utd,City,Spurs,Liverpool,RealMadrid,PS,Bayern Munich. plus the managers potentially on the move Klopp Mourinho,Zidane,Conte as Madrid,Bayern,PSG look to the future
Here we go then rounding up all the Football rumour, speculation and finding the odd bit of fact as well as the international break ends and we move toward the weekend lots of transfer speculation as ever most of it involving Real Madrid and Manchester United lots to discuss let us know any comments you have about anything Football related ..enjoy the show
Start the week looking back at the weekend we hear from Mourinho and Klopp and we round up all the Football gossip and headlines from the Press and Media ,don't forget to get in touch and let us know your views and opinions
Today we have a review of the 1/4 final Champions League Draw and Europa League plus we hear from Jose Mourinho of Manchester United who defends his record since arriving ,what do you think of Mourinho has he done a good job at Utd let us know ,join the conversation..
Champions League and News Review of the last 24 hours, Man Utd out of Champions League, Sanchez looking lost at Utd has this season been a let down so far or is 2nd place and maybe a FA Cup Final on the horizon is that good enough for Utd,what about Chelsea can Conte's team beat Barca ,is he off in the summer ,Will Klopp go to Bayern Munich , let us know your views and opinions join in the conversation
Today we hear from Man Utd coach Mourinho on victory over Liverpool and we hear from Klopp,Pochettino and Conte on their respective weekends and we round up all the days Football headlines as well.
You can join in the conversation let us know your views on the Premier League,who will qualify for Champions League who will be relegated to the Championship ,get your views in and we will play them out..
Get the latest on whats making the Football News , today we hear from Klopp on Liverpool making the Champions League 1/4 Finals and ahead of the titanic clash with Juventus Tottenham coach Pochettino talks about Spurs growing reputation in Europe .And we round up whats made the news over the last 24 hours.
Join in the conversation if you've any views and opinions then phone it in and let s know and we can play them out on the upcoming shows
Looking back at the performances of the Premier League Top 6 we hear from Guardiola,Conte,Pochettino and Wenger and we review whats making the news in the Press Review ,join in the conversation let us know what your views are
Catch the days Headlines from the Media and we look ahead to the weekend hearing from Klopp,Guardiola, Pochettino and Antonio Conte ,if you have any views or comments then get in touch and we''ll play them out in the next show
Get the lowdown on the weekends Top 6 in Premier League as Mourinho Guardiola Klopp Pochettino and Wenger give their views on the weekend performances and we review the football Media what\u2019s making headlines on the Back pages today let me know what you think of your team and all the news can Man City be caught who will make the Champions League next season and who will get relegated this season
Transfer deadline closes shortly over next few days we round up all the rumours speculation and done deals as clubs chase last minute signings let me know your opinions on the deals and who you would like to see sign for your club and who you would like to see go
Today we hear from Liverpool Boss Klopp on the surprise defeat by Swansea last night and we gather all the headline stories of the day together and the transfer speculation is growing by the hour as the end of the transfer window draws closer ,get in touch and let me know your views on all the stories making the headlines
The Big Monday Review looks first at all the main Press Headline Stories today we Preview Liverpool\u2019s trip to Swansea hearing from Klopp and Guardiola,Conte,Pochettino and Mourinho give their views on their respective performances,don\u2019t forget let me know your views and opinions on the transfers results and any football related stories
Quick look ahead to Monday nights Premier League meeting between Swansea City and Liverpool we hear Liverpool coach Klopps views and get the opinion of Carlos Carvalhal the top 4 could be 5 points clear of 5th place Tottenham by close on Monday evening after Spurs poor performance at Southampton let us know your thoughts on the weekends games so far and whether it\u2019s all over for the top 4 now in Premier League
Get a round up of all the latest stories to make the Back pages of the Football Media from U.K. all the transfer news and speculation wrapped up do call in and let me know what you think of the days Headlines and the gossip and if you\u2019ve got any of your own
Weekend review of the Premier Leagues top 6 ,we here from Man City boss Guardiola who was gracious,Liverpool boss Klopp who was humorous spurs boss Pochettino on the miraculous Arsenal boss Wenger who was helpless and Chelsea boss Conte who just struggled to find any words at all ...
So after Coutinho completes his move to Barcelona who is the next big money deal plenty of Premier League rumours today as well as Sergio Ramos on the phone to Perez to tell him to get moving with making improvements to Madrid Squad, Harry Kane allegedly gives his 5 conditions that must he met before he contemplates a move to Madrid so catch up with all the days stories and let me know what you think ..
The transfer window is open and rumour and speculation is rife on who is going where in the round up today some of the names making headlines Coutinho Bale Hazard Mourinho Ronaldo Lemar Sanchez Kane . So let us know what you think
It\u2019s the midway point in the Christmas Premier League fixture block with 1/2 the games played ,come and join us as we hear from the top 5 coaches Pep Guardiola, Jose Mourinho, Antonio Conte , Jurgen Klopp and Mauricio Pochettino as they comment on what they have seen from their respective teams ,Man City , Man Utd, Chelsea ,Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur .Mourinho is entertaining as ever Pochettino talks about Harry Kane the Worlds Number one Striker for 2017 join in the debate and let me know what you think of what\u2019s happened so far
Join me for the Premier League Preview where we hear from Jose Mourinho on Zlatan,Liverpool goal machine Salah talks about 2018 ,Madrid target Eden Hazard tells us what he thinks of Man City,Pochettino talks D Alli and Roy Hodgson answers the questions about Zaha\u2019s future meanwhile Mark Hughes talks about his imminent future and reports that he will be fired by Stoke if they lose to WBA this weekend Allardyce talks about how players can overcome fatigue over the holidays .feel free to make your comments and views heard especially after a Premier League Classic tonight where Arsenal drew 3-3 with Liverpool
In today\u2019s Podcast we hear from Pep Guardiola who is asked can Manchester City win all 4 trophies this season ? Plus the Press Review of all the Back pages from around Europe today and former Arsenal legend Ian Wright was with Tim Sherwood who was telling all he thinks Pep Guardiola is the best there has ever been ,let me know what your thoughts are on any of today\u2019s subjects feel free to call in with an opinion or view on any Soccer related story catch us on Twitter as well @timcaple
Today as well as the Press Review listen to John Terry as he and Jamie Carragher discus whether the best Chelsea team would have beaten today\u2019s Manchester City, Guardiola then or Jose Mourinho plus as usual a look at what\u2019s making back pages around Europe\u2019s Soccer Media ,
Join me for a look at who and what is making Headlines in the European Soccer Press from England Spain Italy Germany and France , let me know what you think of the days stories and who you think might be making Headlines come the January transfer window and the question of the day today Should Neymar go to Madrid ,
Round up of all the stories making the Soccer Headlines in the European media\u2019s today\u2019s main stories include Coutinho to Barcelona ,Ronaldo to PSG And Icardi to Madrid next Summer Kane to Inter ,news from Bundesliga,Premier League L1 and Serie A , join in the daily debate let us know your views and opinions on the stories and what your thoughts are ..
A look at who and what is making news in the Soccer/Football World in Europe today, in the news Ronaldo and Griezmann on potential transfers Coutinho move to Barca could see Suarez return to Liverpool ,Milan fans lose patience ,Perez still intent on Icardi after Madrid\u2019s struggles in World Club Cup .Get in touch to add your comments to any of the stories of the day we\u2019d love to hear from you wherever you are listening
Join me for the Daily Soccer Press Review a Daily look at who and what are making Headlines in the Press around Europe.All the transfer news and speculation from La Liga Premier League Bundesliga L1 and Serie A.Clubs in News today Real Madrid AtleticoM, Juventus Inter Man Utd Chelsea Liverpool PSG to name a few.
Tim Caple with a review of the Soccer/Football Media around Europe for December 7 .Making news today Dele Alli being lined up for Real Madrid move just one of many names linked to Zidane\u2019s team inc Hazard but it\u2019s a no go for Aubameyang .After a dazzling display for Liverpool in the 7-0 v Spartak Barca fans excited at Coutinho\u2019s expected arrival in January ,Allegri being linked with taking over from Emery at PSG .Man Utd still determined that they can take Peresic in Jan , all in today\u2019s Podcast get in touch also on Twitter @timcaple or on Facebook
Join me for a look at what stories are making Football/Soccer Headlines around Europe/UK today December 6th.Today Transfer news from Spain involving Barca /Coutinho, in Madrid Perez has a plan to get Neymar into the white shirt it involves a big surprise. Reaction in Munich to the win over PSG as triumphalism is the order of the day there whilst in Paris there is a dark mood descending after back to back loses. In he Premier League Man Utd transfer targets more names added to the list of potential arrivals,did Man City really offer 880,000 a week to get Messi and after 2weeks in the job Gattuso has found the reason for Milan\u2019s poor performances .
A bumper episode of the review today after a busy weekend of International Football with World Cup Play off\u2019s names making news today include Man Utd,Barcelona,Coutinho,Ronaldo,Benzema Bayern Munich and Heynckes to name a few .