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Spain’s La Liga Launches Pioneering OTT Service to Promote Spanish Sports Federations

Spain’s top Soccer league, La Liga, has unveiled a new OTT service, LaLigaSportsTV. The service provides audiences with free coverage of major and minor Spanish sports content streamed directly to their personal devices. It looks set to be the first such service offered by a major European league, and of singular scope and objectives. LaLigaSportsTV […]
Tags: Global, Markets & Festivals, News, La Liga


Real Madrid’s number one target is PSG’s Kylian Mbappe

Zidane’s return to Madrid After leaving Real Madrid last summer, Zinedine Zidane has once again returned to Los Blancos. Zidane began his second reign in Madrid with a 2-0 win over Celta Vigo. However, with Real out of the Champions League, Copa del Rey and 12 points behind Barcelona in La Liga, the 2018/19 season is now somewhat of a write-off for Madrid. As a result, Madrid already appear to be planning ahead for next season. The Spanish giants have agreed to sign FC Porto defender Éder Milit...


Odds drop on Man United signing Real Madrid’s Toni Kroos

Man United & Real Madrid’s Toni Kroos A couple of days ago, rumours starting flying about that Man United could sign Real Madrid’s Toni Kroos. The 29-year-old German World Cup winner is under contract at Los Blancos until 2022. However Kroos has yet to score in La Liga this season. In 21 league games, the midfielder has chipped in with three assists. Kroos has only scored once in all competitions and that was in the Champions League. Will Zinedine Zidane be keen on selling Kroos at the end of t...


Josh King’s surprising assessment of Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos

Spain 2-Norway 1 Spain and Norway went head-to-head earlier this week in their first Euro 2020 qualifier. The duo have been drawn in Group F along with Malta, Sweden, Faroe Islands and Romania. The game got off to a great start for Spain as Rodrigo put them 1-0 up inside 16 minutes. Joshua King then levelled the game up in the 65th minute from the penalty spot. Spain would respond shortly afterwards with Sergio Ramos giving Spain a 2-1 lead in the 71st minute, also from the spot. Sergio Ramos ...


Messi Returns From International Duty Injured

Lionel Messi has touched back down in Barcelona after pulling out of the Argentina squad due to injury. The talisman had made his much anticipated return to the national set-up in a friendly with Venezuela, but his comeback was dampened as Argentina fell to a 3-1 defeat. Salomon Rondon’s strike in the sixth minute got things off to a bad start, before Jhon Murillo doubled the lead and Josef Martinez scored a third. Lautaro Martinez pulled a goal back for Argentina but it wasn’t enough, though ...
Tags: Tickets, World Cup, Argentina


Skriniar agent confirms Real Madrid want to sign defender

On his way to the Bernabeu? Milan Škriniar’s agent has confirmed that Real Madrid want to sign the Inter defender but so do their La Liga rivals Barcelona. Škriniar has really risen to prominence in recent seasons and is now a top-tier defender. Since moving from Sampdoria to Inter Milan, the Slovakian has been the subject of interest from several clubs. Manchester United have been linked in the past with Real Madrid also linked with a move for the defender with Raphaël Varane’s future up in th...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Manchester United, La Liga, Manchester City, Real Madrid, Inter Milan, Madrid, Sampdoria, Bernabeu, Inter, Los Blancos, Pogba, Ibrahimovic, Raphael Varane


Mateo Kovacic eyeing Premier League stay, even if not with Chelsea – Marca

As per a report from Spanish outlet Marca, Chelsea loanee Mateo Kovacic is determined to remain in the Premier League beyond this summer, even if it means finding another English club to ply his trade for. Kovacic’s Real struggles 24-year-old Croatian international Kovacic made the surprise move to Stamford Bridge on a season-long loan last summer, following another frustrating campaign largely confined to the bench of European champions Real Madrid. Having managed a solid 19 La Liga starts du...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, La Liga, Fifa, Real Madrid, Lionel Messi, Stamford Bridge, Zinedine Zidane, Inter Milan, Mateo Kovacic, Casemiro, Fc Barcelona, Bernabeu


Barcelona vs Manchester United: Clubs embroiled in ticket price battle

Elite clubs battle over ticket prices Barcelona and Manchester United are currently in the middle of an interesting ticket price battle ahead of their Champions League clash. The two European heavyweights are set to go head to head in the quarterfinals of the Champions League very soon. While the game is very hotly anticipated, everyone is now talking about it for less positive reasons. That is because it was announced this week that Barcelona would charge Man United’s away fans £102 per ticket...
Tags: Instagram, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Manchester United, La Liga, Paris, Manchester, Old Trafford, Man United, United, Red Devils, Paul Pogba, Paris Saint Germain, Parc des Princes, Blaugrana


All signs point towards Matthijs de Ligt to Barcelona

A number of reports across the Spanish media today have suggested that Barcelona are inching closer to sealing a deal for Ajax star Matthijs de Ligt. Ajax prodigy de Ligt, a 19-year-old central defender, is widely-regarded as one of, if not the finest young talent on the planet. Despite his tender years, the gifted stopper has already established himself as a regular at both club level with Ajax, and on the international stage with the Netherlands. de Ligt’s combination of physique, athleticis...
Tags: Europe, Germany, Sport, Barcelona, Ajax, Soccer, La Liga, Netherlands, Juventus, Barca, Camp Nou, Antoine Griezmann, Fc Barcelona, Leroy Sane, Catalunya, Mino Raiola


Andre Gomes ‘very close’ to transfer with Everton the likely destination

Andre Gomes’ Barcelona nightmare coming to an end Andre Gomes is ‘very close’ to leaving Barcelona permanently with Everton and an unnamed club said to be interested in completing a move. Portuguese star Gomes made his name with Valencia as he impressed the entirety of La Liga with his performances. Barcelona took note and moved to sign Gomes for 37 million euros back in the summer of 2016. However, his inconsistent performances meant that he found himself on the fringes of the team. That lead ...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Chelsea, La Liga, Tottenham, Everton, Stamford Bridge, Chelsea FC, Valencia, Jorginho, Everton Fc, London England, Andre Gomes, Gomes, Marco Silva


Man City ‘closing in on’ completing Saul Niguez transfer

One of the biggest summer transfers? Manchester City are ‘closing in on’ a deal to buy Atletico Madrid star Saul Niguez after supposedly overtaking Barcelona in the race to sign him. Saul has grown into one of the best midfielders in La Liga over the past few years. As well as the fact that Saul has a knack for scoring incredible goals, the Spaniard is very versatile. That has lead to interest predominantly from Barcelona. It was also suggested all the way back in December that Man City were co...
Tags: City, Spain, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Chelsea, La Liga, Manchester City, Fifa, Pep Guardiola, Atletico Madrid, Uefa, Madrid, Man City, Barca, Etihad


Arsenal on alert as Steven Nzonzi eyes Roma exit

As per a pair of reports from Calciomercato and the Gazzetta Dello Sport, AS Roma midfielder Steven Nzonzi is eyeing a summer departure from the Serie A giants. Roma stint Nzonzi, a 30-year-old deep-lying midfielder equally adept either with the ball at his feet or breaking up the attacks of opposing sides, made the move to Roma from La Liga outfit Sevilla last summer. The Giallorossi splashed out an initial fee of 26 million Euro to secure the former Blackburn and Stoke standout’s signature, ...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, La Liga, Marseille, Italy, Tottenham, Arsenal, Champions League, Sevilla, Steven Nzonzi, Roma, Gabon, Porto, Fiorentina, Blackburn


Real Madrid eyeing Adrien Rabiot as Luka Modric replacement – OKDiario

As per a report from Spanish outlet OKDiario (via Sport), Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane is keen on the signature of fellow countryman Adrien Rabiot. PSG contract rebel Speculation surrounding the future of gifted 23-year-old Rabiot has been rampant for some time now. The Frenchman has refused to commit to a contract extension with boyhood club PSG, with his current deal at the Parc des Princes set to expire in the summer. Unsurprisingly, this has resulted in a whole host of European heavywe...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Manchester United, La Liga, Tottenham, Real Madrid, Zinedine Zidane, Psg, Camp Nou, Luka Modric, Adrien Rabiot, Madrid Spain, Jonathan Johnson, Parc des Princes, Raphael Varane


Barcelona keeping tabs on Ajax defender Nicolas Tagliafico

Spanish giants Barcelona are are expressing an interest in the signature of Ajax star Nicolas Tagliafico, according to Mundo Deportivo. Ajax standout Tagliafico, a 26-year-old left-back, made the move to the Johan Cruijff Arena in January of last year, when Ajax forked out around £4 million to secure the stopper’s signing from Independiente. He immediately went on to establish himself as a key contributor for the Dutch giants over the second-half of last season, impressing on his way to 15 Ere...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Barcelona, Ajax, Soccer, Premier League, La Liga, Amsterdam, Arsenal, Argentina, Atletico Madrid, Luis Suarez, Camp Nou, Juan Mata, Jordi Alba, Murcia


Struggling Rayo Vallecano sack coach Michel

Madrid (AFP) – Rayo Vallecano on Monday sacked coach Miguel Angel Sánchez Munoz, known as Michel, after a desperate run of seven straight La Liga defeats which has them staring relegation from in the face.... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, La Liga, Madrid, Rayo Vallecano, Afp, Munoz, Michel, Miguel Angel


Eden Hazard has decided to move to Real Madrid this summer-AS

Hazard wants Madrid switch Zinedine Zidane has once again taken charge of La Liga giants Real Madrid. He began his second stint in charge of Los Blancos with a 2-0 win over Celta Vigo. As a result of Zidane returning to the Bernabeu, Chelsea’s Eden Hazard is being heavily linked with a move to Spain. Now, on Monday, Spanish outlet AS are reporting that Hazard has decided he wants to move to Madrid in the summer window. Of course, it is not just up to Hazard if he moves but Chelsea will probably...
Tags: Spain, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, La Liga, Liverpool, Real Madrid, Everton, Stamford Bridge, Zinedine Zidane, Madrid, Gary Neville, Celta Vigo, Zidane, Maurizio Sarri


Good for Man United: Barcelona’s Luis Suarez is injured

Barcelona vs Man United Man United were drawn against Barcelona in the Champions League quarterfinal draw on Friday. Man United welcome Barcelona to Old Trafford on April 10. The return leg in the Camp Nou is on April 16. Barcelona, who beat Lyon in the last round, are on course to win the La Liga title once again. As for the Red Devils, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side are battling to finish the Premier League campaign in the top four. Luis Suarez is injured vs Real Betis Will Luis Suarez be avai...
Tags: Scotland, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Premier League, La Liga, Liverpool, Manchester, Old Trafford, Luis Suarez, Messi, Barca, Lyon, Gary Neville, Camp Nou, United


‘The best there ever was’: Fans react to Lionel Messi’s staggering hat-trick vs Real Betis

Viewers of the meeting between Real Betis and Barcelona have flooded to social media this evening, to wax lyrical about Lionel Messi. Betis vs Barca Barcelona travelled to the Benito Villamarín Stadium a short time ago, for a La Liga matchup. The Blaugrana headed into proceedings aware that a victory would see them open up a hefty 10-point lead atop the Spanish top-flight table, after Atletico Madrid followed their Champions League elimination during the week with a 2-0 defeat at the hands of ...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Frankfurt, Soccer, La Liga, Raheem Sterling, Champions League, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Xavi, Atletico Madrid, Luis Suarez, Messi, Barca, Lyon, Athletic Bilbao


Lionel Messi steals goalkeeper's soul with inch-perfect free kick in his direction (video)

We've run out of ways to describe Lionel Messi's brilliance, but every now and then he extends a helping hand to give us more. In the 18th minute of Sunday's La Liga match at Real Betis, Lionel Messi hit a free kick so pure there wasn't a single thing goalkeeper Pau López could do about it (via BeIN Sport): Watch that again. López shades toward Messi's right in an attempt to entice him to shoot that way.
Tags: News, Soccer, La Liga, Lionel Messi, Messi, Lopez, Pau Lopez


Griezmann Wants To Leave Atletico Madrid – Again

Antoine Griezmann has reportedly started to regret his decision to turn down Barcelona in the summer and is hoping he can secure a move to the Nou Camp come the end of the season. The French forward was strongly linked with the Catalan club but would go on to announce he was committing himself to Atletico Madrid in a documentary entitled ‘The Decision’, signing a new deal until 2023. However, he now believes he made a mistake with Atletico exiting the Champions League and once again struggling ...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Manchester United, La Liga, Real Madrid, Champions League, Bayern Munich, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Barca, Athletic Bilbao, Turin, Antoine Griezmann, Sky Italia, Atletico


David de Gea To Real Madrid Stories Resurface

Manchester United are set to face a fresh fight to keep David de Gea after Zinedine Zidane returned as Real Madrid manager. Zidane was reappointed as Real boss this week and will be looking to guide the club to further success after previously winning the Champions League three seasons in a row. As reported by The Mirror, Zidane is a huge admirer of De Gea, who has frequently been linked with a move to The Bernabeu in the past. United recently triggered an option to keep De Gea at the club unt...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Ajax, Soccer, Chelsea, Manchester United, La Liga, Man Utd, Real Madrid, David De Gea, Zinedine Zidane, Thibaut Courtois, United, Courtois, Celta Vigo, Keylor Navas


Spanish radio reveals why Monchi turned down Arsenal for Sevilla

Spanish outlet Cadena Ser this afternoon provided an insight into why Monchi rejected a move to Arsenal, in favour of a Sevilla return. Sevilla stint 50-year-old Monchi is best-remembered for his time in La Liga with Sevilla. After lining out with the Andalusian outfit for 9 years between 1990 and 1999, the Spaniard was appointed as the club’s sporting director in 2000. And Monchi went on to establish himself as one of European football’s most highly-respected figures over the course of his 17...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, La Liga, Arsenal, Emirates, Robin Van Persie, Sevilla, Ac Milan, Wojciech Szczesny, Afc, Roma, north London, ROME Italy


Nigeria's Moses Simon enjoying regular football with Levante

Nigeria winger Moses Simon says he is pleased to be playing regularly for La Liga side Levante after struggling for game time in the first half of the season.
Tags: News, Nigeria, La Liga, Levante, Moses Simon


Arsenal Lose Out As Monchi Returns To Sevilla

Sevilla have confirmed that Monchi he has returned to become the club’s new sporting director. Arsenal had been confident of appointing the Spaniard as their new technical director after he left his post at Roma earlier this month. However, Monchi has rejected a three-year contract from Arsenal and instead agreed a deal to return to the club where he gained his formidable reputation. Sevilla confirmed his appointment on Sunday with a post on social media, writing: ‘ Monchi has come home.’ The 5...
Tags: Sport, Ajax, Soccer, La Liga, Arsenal, Real Madrid, Champions League, Atletico Madrid, Sevilla, Europa League, Roma, Marc Overmars, Overmars, Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium, Monchi, Sven Mislintat


Athletic Bilbao 2-0 Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid's fading La Liga title hopes take a blow as they suffer defeat at Athletic Bilbao.
Tags: Football, La Liga, Atletico Madrid, Athletic Bilbao


Zidane enjoys winning start but Atletico beaten in Bilbao

Madrid (AFP) – Zinedine Zidane brought Real Madrid’s outcasts in from the cold and they repaid him with a win over Celta Vigo on Saturday but La Liga’s title race could well be over after... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, La Liga, Real Madrid, Zinedine Zidane, Madrid, Celta Vigo, Zidane, Afp, Atletico, Bilbao


Real Madrid eyeing Man City’s Raheem Sterling- Mirror

Sterling on Madrid’s radar Zinedine Zidane has once again taken charge of Real Madrid. Los Blancos have had a horrible time since Zidane left, crashing out of the Champions League vs Ajax and all but blowing their chances at the La Liga title. As a result, Madrid have once again called upon Zidane to steady the ship. The Spanish giants have already been active in the transfer market since Zidane returned, signing Eder Militao from FC Porto. DONE DEAL: Éder Militão has joined Real Madrid from P...
Tags: Europe, Germany, Sport, Ajax, Soccer, La Liga, Manchester City, Swansea City, Swansea, Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, Sterling, Zinedine Zidane, Madrid, Man City, Porto


Real Madrid fans rejoice as Isco and Navas return to starting XI vs Celta Vigo

Supporters of Real Madrid have flooded to social media to react to the news that Isco, Keylor Navas and Marcelo have returned to their side’s starting XI. Real Madrid vs Celta Vigo Los Blancos are set to welcome Celta Vigo to the Bernabeu this afternoon, for a La Liga clash. The matchup of course marks Real’s first following the return of Zinedine Zidane, with the French tactician having replaced Santi Solari on the bench in the Spanish capital earlier this week, less than 12 months after his ...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, La Liga, Real Madrid, Champions League, Zinedine Zidane, Madrid, Thibaut Courtois, Man City, United, Copa Del Rey, Courtois, Isco, Celta Vigo, Marcelo, Bernabeu


Barcelona scouted Frankfurt’s Luka Jovic vs Inter Milan

As per numerous reports across Europe, representatives from La Liga giants Barcelona were present at Eintracht Franfkurt’s clash with Inter Milan on Thursday night, to watch Luka Jovic in action. Red Star record-breaker Jovic, a 21-year-old centre-forward who can also play in an attacking-midfield role, came up through the youth ranks of Red Star Belgrade in his home country of Serbia. After breaking into the club’s first-team setup at the tender age of 16 in 2014, Jovic soon went on to become...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Barcelona, Frankfurt, Soccer, La Liga, Real Madrid, Serbia, Juventus, Luis Suarez, Inter Milan, Europa League, Man United, Barca, Benfica, Eintracht Frankfurt


Gareth Bale’s response to Zinedine Zidane return revealed by agent

Will Gareth Bale be sold this summer? Gareth Bale’s response to Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid return has been revealed by the player’s agent with uncertainty surrounding his future. It was heavily reported last season that Zidane and Bale hardly had a good relationship. So much so that it looked almost certain that Bale would leave the club last summer. However, Bale remained at the Bernabeu after Zinedine Zidane unexpectedly left the club. While it was expected that he would step up with the c...
Tags: Sport, Bbc, Soccer, La Liga, Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, Bale, Zinedine Zidane, Barnett, Camp Nou, Fc Barcelona, Bernabeu, Zidane, Gareth, Jonathan Barnett