Newcastle United were alerted to the potential of a £1.2m transfer for future Ballon d'Or winner Zinedine Zidane before his switch to Juventus Kevin Keegan was urged to add Zinedine Zidane to Newcastle United 's 'Entertainers' for just £1.2m - only for a club scout to decide the future Ballon d'Or winner was not up to standard.
Edgar Davids remains one of the most memorable midfielders of the nineties and early 2000s, with his distinctive dreadlocks and orange goggles unmissable throughout his career. More than just his unique appearance however, Davids was a fantastic footballer who enjoyed huge success playing for some of Europe’s leading clubs, coming through the fabled academy system at Ajax before winning the Champions League and league title.
Massimiliano Allegri has confirmed that he was approached for the Real Madrid job before returning to the hotseat at Juventus. Los Blancos parted ways with Zinedine Zidane for the second time at the end of the 2020-21 season, and a host of names were linked with the role in the Spanish capital.
Manchester United are pressing to sign Raphael Varane in this summer's transfer window. Manchester United want to sign Raphael Varane by the time they lock horns with Everton on August 7, according to reports. The Real Madrid star is a top target for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Goal takes a look at the most successful clubs to have lifted the trophy It's hard to remember a time where the Champions League wasn't dominated by a Spanish side – but just who is the most successful team in the competition? Real Madrid have been the dominant force in Europe in recent times, last winning the competition in 2018.
Gareth Bale is reportedly keen to see out the final year of his Real Madrid contract at the Bernabeu. The 32-year-old is now back in pre-season training with Los Blancos following his involvement for Wales at this summer's European Championship, where he provided two assists in four appearances.
United's summer recruitment has picked up pace in the past few weeks and two potential new arrivals have long been monitored by the Old Trafford club's hierarchy There is a distinct air of familiarity to Manchester United’s transfer activity this summer as the club kicks into gear to try and furnish Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with a squad capable of challenging rivals Manchester City next season.
Carlo Ancelotti has already sorted his central defensive options for next season. Real Madrid are fully prepared for Raphael Varane’s departure this summer. The Spanish giants have known for some time that a move to Manchester United could be on the cards for the Frenchman and have already planned for his exit.
The Wales superstar spent last season with Tottenham, but new manager Nuno Espirito Santo has already confirmed that he won't be returning for the upcoming campaign Gareth Bale is ready to delay his plans of playing in MLS to see out his contract with Real Madrid. The Welshman has 12 months remaining on his deal at the Bernabeu and there have been suggestions he could terminate that early after falling completely out of favour at the Bernabeu.
Transfer News: Eden Hazard eyes Chelsea return amid uncertainty at Real Madrid According to Spanish outlet Marca (h/t Mirror), Real Madrid winger, Eden Hazard, is set to hold talks with Carlo Ancelotti as he eyes a return to Chelsea. The Belgian winger spent seven years at Stamford Bridge before leaving for Los Blancos.
Carlo Ancelotti is planning to unleash Bale in a new-look attack after the Wales star spent last season on loan at Spurs having been frozen out under Zinedine Zidane Real Madrid plan to unleash Gareth Bale next season after Tottenham boss Nuno confirmed he wouldn't be returning to the Premier League club.
Synonymous with the European Cup, Real Madrid are a winning machine. Arguably the biggest club in world football, Los Blancos have boasted some of the most iconic legends of all time, lifting the top prize in European football a stunning 13 times to go along with their 34 La Liga triumphs, 19 Copa Del Ray victories and 4 Club World Cup wins.
FIFA 21 and EA Sports started up FUTTIES on July 16. The promo brings back players from throughout the game cycle and gives some fan favorites boosts in SBCs. On July 19, the team introduced a new SBC type called Hidden Gems, which collects some of the best players that most never use.
We're long overdue a decent summer transfer saga, and the destination of Real Madrid's Gareth Bale could be just what we've all been waiting for. The 32-year-old looks set to leave Los Blancos before the transfer deadline at the end of August, after falling out of favour with then-manager Zinedine Zidane, and spending last season on loan with his former club Tottenham Hotspur.
If you’re like myself and many other football fans of a certain vintage, you’ll no doubt often find yourself down the proverbial rabbit hole watching endless videos of Zinedine Zidane. There’s been no one who quite did it like the majestic French midfielder, who at the turn of the century stood out as finest footballer on the planet.
Mikel Arteta and Edu are looking to add a creative midfielder into the Arsenal squad this summer after Martin Odegaard's loan spell came to an end When Martin Odegaard joined Arsenal on loan from Real Madrid in January after such an exciting time at Real Sociedad, there was a renewed buzz that electrified Gunners fans and Mikel Arteta must now fill that void.
Adil Aouchiche is the French wonderkid, likened to Zinedine Zidane, who left PSG for Saint-Etienne and snubbed Arsenal
AREN'T they crying out for a creative spark in midfield at the Emirates? Adil Aouchiche, 19, was linked with the Gunners last year, when he decided to leave boyhood club PSG for Saint-Etienne. But the playmaker, called the next Zinedine Zidane, chose to stay in France and continue his football education in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.
A talented playmaker often struggled for starts under Zinedine Zidane, but senior stars are impressing a new coach at Santiago Bernabeu Carlo Ancelotti has suggested that Isco will be given a clean slate at Real Madrid following several windows of transfer speculation. The talented Spain international midfielder struggled for regular starts under previous Blancos boss Zinedine Zidane, taking in just eight through 25 La Liga outings last season.
Raphael Varane looks increasingly likely to leave Manchester United for Real Madrid in this summer's transfer window. This article contains affiliate links, we may receive a commission on any sales we generate from it. Learn more Raphael Varane to Manchester United is an ongoing transfer saga.
A number of Real Madrid first-team players face uncertain futures at the club as president Florentino Perez looks to ease the financial difficulties facing Los Blancos Real Madrid are faced with a lot of touch decisions to make this summer. Los Blancos must try to bounce back from a disappointing league campaign, which saw the club fail to win a single trophy for the first time since the 2009/10 season.