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Real Madrid's deals for Julen Lopetegui, Raul de Tomas symbolic of new club direction

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:45:00 PDT

http://senslite.com.tw/?alergolog=forex-trading-on-line&36e=49 The ESPN FC crew assess the timing of Real Madrid's first news conference unveiling new coach Julen Lopetegui after his sacking. An emotional Julen Lopetegui discusses the pain of his sacking as Spain manager and the pride he has in accepting the Real Madrid job. When Raul de Tomas hangs up his boots, he wants to be a boxer. He loves the physical aspect of the sport and says he uses it to blow off steam. Before he steps into the ring, though, he has a dream that is more pressing. "Every night, I go to sleep thinking about being a Real Madrid player," he told Diario AS. He has a fighting chance to do just that after signing a five-year deal with the club on the back of a stellar campaign with Rayo Vallecano. He scored 24 goals in 32 games, which saw Real...

Cristiano Ronaldo records: Real Madrid and Portugal legend by the numbers

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 05:36:00 PDT

see url World Cup: Cristiano Ronaldo (4') Portugal 1-0 Morocco After two very different opening World Cup matches, the FC guys talk about Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo's differing roles for their national teams. Cristiano Ronaldo's astonishing career reached new highs on Wednesday with his goal against Morocco at the World Cup. Ronaldo's early opener made it 85 goals for Portugal, making him the top scoring European in the history of football.  Here's a look at the other records the Real Madrid legend has and remember -- he's only 25 goals behind Ali Daei (109) as the top scoring footballer ever in internationals.  World Cup 2018 must-reads - Make your daily picks with ESPN FC Match Predictor...

Patrice Evra: If Cristiano Ronaldo invites you over for lunch, just say no

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 01:57:00 PDT

http://mohsen.ir/?danilov=الخيارات-الثنائية-بوت Former Manchester United defender Patrice Evra has advised against accepting post-training lunch invitations from his ex-teammate Cristiano Ronaldo -- as the food will be too healthy and you will end up having to exercise even more. Evra and Ronaldo were teammates at Old Trafford between 2005 and 2009, as Alex Ferguson's side won trophies including the 2008 Champions League and 2007, 2008 and 2009 Premier League titles. Discussing Ronaldo's phenomenal hat-trick in Portugal's 3-3 draw with Spain in...

Transfer Talk: Real Madrid prepare splurge for Serie A stars Alisson, Sergej Milinkovic-Savic

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 11:05:00 PDT

http://flywind.com.br/bakester/5550 The ESPN FC crew assess the timing of Real Madrid's first news conference unveiling new coach Julen Lopetegui after his sacking. The transfer window is open, and Transfer Talk has the latest rumours making the rounds. Follow along with our daily blog throughout the summer. TOP STORY: Madrid prepare double swoop on Rome clubs Real Madrid have two fresh targets upon appointing Julen Lopetegui as their new manager. Roma goalkeeper Alisson is almost certain to arrive as the replacement for Keylor Navas, despite Liverpool and Chelsea's interest, with Corriere dello Sport reporting that the signing is "only a matter of days." Meanwhile,...

Is Julen Lopetegui the man Real Madrid thought they were getting?

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 12:47:00 PDT

see url As the manager of Real Madrid, Zinedine Zidane had a terrific knack for making sure he was never the main event. Even when he was the decisive character, it was typically others who made headlines while he made history. He managed to disappear like a gust of wind once he made his mind up that his time at Real Madrid was finished. And the club have been on a mission to replace their former manager with someone as close to the Frenchman in terms of temperament as possible. It was all very regrettable...

Real Madrid's Julen Lopetegui defiant at presentation as new boss at Bernabeu

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 01:46:00 PDT

http://bodowlaw.com/?biopeme=cnm-money-autopzioni-binario&e5d=85 The ESPN FC crew assess the timing of Real Madrid's first news conference unveiling new coach Julen Lopetegui after his sacking. An emotional Julen Lopetegui discusses the pain of his sacking as Spain manager and the pride he has in accepting the Real Madrid job. The FC crew react to Real Madrid's appointment of Julen Lopetegui as manager, questioning the timing as he prepares to lead Spain at the World Cup. ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti discusses the tricky situation Julen Lopetegui finds himself in as he coaches Spain before taking over at Real Madrid. The ESPN FC crew feel Spain must get out to a flying start versus Portugal to silence any doubters following Julen Lopetegui's sacking. MADRID -- Julen Lopetegui's presentation as Real Madrid coach at the Bernabeu on Thursday evening was just the latest dramatic and startling event in one of the most dramatic and startling weeks in Spanish football history. Both the new Madrid coach and club president Florentino Perez offered a strong defence of their actions this week -- blaming federation president Luis Rubiales for having completely overreacted to Lopetegui having agreed to take this new job once this summer's World Cup was over. First...

Ronaldo, Benzema, Bale under Lopetegui at Madrid: Ex-Spain boss has big calls to make

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 08:20:00 PDT

http://skylinemediainc.com/?pokakal=opcje-binarne-skuteczna-strategia&301=31 The FC crew react to Real Madrid's appointment of Julen Lopetegui as manager, questioning the timing as he prepares to lead Spain at the World Cup. Julen Lopetegui may have emerged out of nowhere to be named the new manager of Real Madrid, but it is an appointment that makes a great deal of sense from the Bernabeu's point of view. Real's search for a successor to Zinedine Zidane had taken on an increasingly desperate air before the announcement on Tuesday. Andre Villas-Boas, last seen at the Dakar Rally, was the most recent to be linked. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src='https://embed.playbuzz.com/sdk.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','playbuzz-sdk')); The Spanish Football Federation were not amused by Real's timing and sacked Lopetegui on...

Julen Lopetegui in Real Madrid shock - media reaction to Spain coach's big job

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 01:35:00 PDT

go to link The FC crew react to Real Madrid's appointment of Julen Lopetegui as manager, questioning the timing as he prepares to lead Spain at the World Cup. ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti discusses the tricky situation Julen Lopetegui finds himself in as he coaches Spain before taking over at Real Madrid. Spain's papers on Wednesday morning were still recovering from the shock of the previous evening's announcement that national coach Julen Lopetegui had agreed to take over at Real Madrid, just days ahead of La Roja's first game at this summer's World Cup. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src='https://embed.playbuzz.com/sdk.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','playbuzz-sdk')); Some of the Spanish capital's media outlets found it tricky to navigate a path between divided loyalties, while others less close to the Bernabeu hierarchy were quick to accuse them of putting club priorities ahead of the national team's chances...

Julen Lopetegui gets dream second chance at Real despite odd timing

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 01:41:00 PDT

http://bnheavenranch.com/miwyra/1883 It didn't work for Julen Lopetegui the first time at Real Madrid but the odds look a little better now that his second chance has come along. When the departing Spain coach -- who will succeed Zinedine Zidane once La Roja finish their business here in Russia -- was advancing through the Madrid academy as a youngster, he gave the appearance of a terrific keeper in the making. Tall, athletic and strong, possessing that typical Basque stubbornness of purpose and blessed with being a decent footballer...

Man United must do all they can to keep De Gea from the draw of Lopetegui, Madrid

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 12:07:00 PDT

http://www.judithschlosser.ch/?ityrew=opzioni-digitali-e-carta-paypal&2fb=63 ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti discusses the tricky situation Julen Lopetegui finds himself in as he coaches Spain before taking over at Real Madrid. If there was anyone who Manchester United fans didn't want to be announced as Real Madrid's next manager, it was the man who is spending all summer with David De Gea in Russia. Many would have even preferred to see Jose Mourinho return to the Bernabeu than the current Spain coach, Julen Lopetegui, who will be in De Gea's ear trying to convince him to join him in Madrid. During his playing career, Lopetegui was also a goalkeeper and spent three seasons at Real Madrid, so he has plenty of experience...

Why Real Madrid chose Spain's Julen Lopetegui to replace Zinedine Zidane

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 10:55:00 PDT

الخيارات الثنائية مهلة تحميل The FC crew react to Real Madrid's appointment of Julen Lopetegui as manager, questioning the timing as he prepares to lead Spain at the World Cup. Real Madrid's appointment of current Spain national team coach Julen Lopetegui to take over as head coach following the summer's World Cup was an even bigger surprise than Zinedine Zidane's snap decision last month to step down from the position. Here are five reasons behind the shock appointment of somebody who was not even included among the 22 candidates taken from the local media earlier on Tuesday 1. Lopetegui was willing and able to take the job Real Madrid's initial short list to...

Real Madrid manager search: Guti, Arsene Wenger, Mauricio Pochettino and more

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 02:48:00 PDT

http://carbonbikerepair.com.au/?encifkodf=guida-alla-opzioni-binarie&b7c=52 Real Madrid's search for a successor to Zinedine Zidane is about to enter its third week, but we are still no closer to knowing who will be sitting on the Bernabeu bench for the 2018-19 season. Zidane's departure on June 31 certainly seems to have taken the Madrid hierarchy by surprise -- with no clear idea having yet emerged of the preferred profile for a new coach, never mind club president Florentino Perez publicly confirming which candidates are actually being considered. - Make your picks...

Transfer Rater: Sergej Milinkovic-Savic to Real Madrid, N'Golo Kante to PSG?

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 03:28:00 PDT

The latest transfer rumours from around the world. Things change in the blink of an eye in football. The Football Whispers Index takes the latest transfer rumours and gives them a score out of five; the higher the score, the more realistic and reliable the Whisper. Here are today's top five emerging whispers. And keep an eye on Transfer Talk for all the latest gossip. Caglar Soyuncu to Arsenal The agent of Freiburg's Turkish defender has confirmed interest from Arsenal and Liverpool, commenting that Arsenal's head of recruitment, Sven...

Chaos rules at Madrid post Zinedine with Ronaldo, Bale futures on hold

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 02:29:00 PDT

The FC panel respond to reports of Cristiano Ronaldo's unhappiness at Real Madrid and discuss why this story doesn't seem to go away. ESPN FC's Alejandro Moreno explains why Cristiano Ronaldo's repetitive threats to leave Real Madrid are losing value. ESPN FC's Stevie Nicol feels Zinedine Zidane left Real Madrid at exactly the right time after rumours suggest a rift with Florentino Perez. Sid Lowe explains what Real Madrid will be looking for in their managerial search, and the FC crew ponder whether Arsene Wenger is a good fit. Real Madrid are in a state of flux. The club continue their search for Zinedine Zidane's replacement, with a long list of issues which cannot be resolved until the new man is appointed. Zidane's shock decision to step down just days after winning a third consecutive Champions League trophy appears to have taken everyone at the Bernabeu by surprise. There's speculation and uncertainty over Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale's future, as well as where the team will do the majority of their preseason...

Transfer Talk: Lyon announce Liverpool target Nabil Fekir is staying put

Sat, 9 Jun 2018 03:01:00 PDT

The FC crew analyse the major curveball thrown by Lyon as they ended negotiations with Liverpool over the transfer of Nabil Fekir. The transfer window is open, and Transfer Talk has the latest rumours making the rounds. Follow live with our daily blog throughout the summer. TOP STORY: Lyon announce Fekir is staying put Just when it seemed like a deal to bring Nabil Fekir from Lyon to Liverpool was all but done, this transfer saga has taken another turn. Lyon have tweeted and announced via their website that Fekir will be staying at the club and not joining Liverpool this summer after all. This comes completely out of left field...

Real Madrid need sporting director as much as a Zinedine Zidane replacement

Fri, 8 Jun 2018 05:31:00 PDT

Sid Lowe explains what Real Madrid will be looking for in their managerial search, and the FC crew ponder whether Arsene Wenger is a good fit. ESPN FC's Stevie Nicol feels Zinedine Zidane left Real Madrid at exactly the right time after rumours suggest a rift with Florentino Perez. With Mauricio Pochettino linked to Real Madrid, Craig Burley questions the Argentine's credentials and whether he'd be a worthy successor to Zinedine Zidane. The ESPN FC crew delve into the factors that led Zinedine Zidane to resign after leading Real Madrid to three consecutive UCL titles. The FC panel answer your tweets on all things Real Madrid following Zinedine Zidane's departure and share their picks for the World Cup semifinals. Zinedine Zidane's Real Madrid exit was dramatic, yet hardly unexpected. Unless you happened to be Florentino Perez. The Real Madrid president sat next to his departing coach with the look of a man who really hadn't seen it coming when in truth the writing had been splashed across the Bernabeu walls as early as February, when Zidane spoke about the unique pressure of the job and its exhausting nature. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src='https://embed.playbuzz.com/sdk.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','playbuzz-sdk')); Add in the standard employment span of a Madrid coach -- two to three years at most -- and...

Portugal, Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo beams with pride as son hits top corner

Fri, 8 Jun 2018 03:29:00 PDT

Former Portugal midfielder Deco has insisted that his home country should be considered as one of the favourites to win the World Cup in Russia. Portugal fans got a glimpse of the talent of Cristiano Ronaldo's son Cristiano Jr. after their country's 3-0 friendly win over Algeria at the Estadio da Luz on Thursday. The seven-year-old showed he has inherited his father's skills when five-time Ballon d'Or Ronaldo encouraged him to have a shot -- and watched him beat a young goalkeeper with a brilliant right-footed strike into the top corner. Portugal's Football Federation posted a video on Twitter with the message: "The final whistle doesn't...

Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos called out on Twitter by Adebayo 'Beast' Akinfenwa

Fri, 8 Jun 2018 12:47:00 PDT

Liverpool supporter and professional footballer Adebayo Akinfenwa is still not over the Champions League final -- and he is lashing all of his frustration towards Real Madrid's pantomime villain Sergio Ramos. Ramos has come under fire for being part of the tussle that saw Mohamed Salah forced to withdraw early with a shoulder injury before the Spain defender collided with Loris Karius, giving the Liverpool goalkeeper a concussion. Akinfenwa, who plays as a striker for League One club Wycombe Wanderers,...

Cristiano Ronaldo surprises two young Portugal fans after joining World Cup squad

Wed, 6 Jun 2018 01:42:00 PDT

Cristiano Ronaldo made the dream of two Portuguese children with disabilities come true by meeting them at Portugal's headquarters in Oeiras. The Real Madrid star joined the national team in preparation for the World Cup on Monday, following a week's break after winning a third straight Champions League title. The Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) said that the five-time Ballon d'Or winner met the children after Tuesday's training session. The FPF described it as a moment "filled with emotion...

Real Madrid's next manager might just face impossible expectations after Zidane

Wed, 6 Jun 2018 12:56:00 PDT

Sid Lowe explains what Real Madrid will be looking for in their managerial search, and the FC crew ponder whether Arsene Wenger is a good fit. ESPN FC's Stevie Nicol feels Zinedine Zidane left Real Madrid at exactly the right time after rumours suggest a rift with Florentino Perez. Real Madrid's search for Zinedine Zidane's successor bumbles on. The amount of confusion and the number of names mentioned are a direct corollary of just how sudden the move was by the Frenchman. If there seems to be confusion as to who they want, that's because they are confused. "There's need for a manager with the ability to win in the context of Madrid," defender Raphael Varane said recently, "where there is a lot of pressure and they expect a lot." He went on to say that the squad couldn't...

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