Atleti & Monaco agree transfer fee for Thomas Lemar

If reports in L’Equipe are to believed, Atletico Madrid have agreed a fee with AS Monaco for the transfer of Thomas Lemar. The versatile 22 year old was a target for Arsenal last season and was even linked with Liverpool after their move for Nabil Fekir broke down, but may end up going to Spain after a transfer fee (rumoured to be around the 85 million euro mark was agreed)

If Lemar does move to Atleti, it could well very end up affecting the future of Continue reading

Real Madrid appoint Lopetegui as new manager

Real Madrid have confirmed that Julien Lopetegui will be the club’s new manager. Lopetegui, the current Spanish national team manager, will link up with Los Blancos after La Furia Roja’s 2018 World Cup campaign.

The news of Lopetegui’s appointment comes as a surprise- he had inked a contract extension with the Spanish federation last month and was not among the shortlisted names to be Zinedine Zidane’s successor.

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Kings Cup Copa Del Round of 16 Draw Result- 2017/18

The draw for the 2017/18 Copa del Rey has been conducted and Barcelona have been handed a tough test in the form of Celta Vigo. If the Blaugrana were thinking of giving several of their first team stars a rest in these Cup ties, they might not have that luxury, with Celta being a team that’s given them a run for their money in the recent past.

The two Madrid giants have comparatively easier draws, with Atleti drawn against Lleida and Real to meet Numancia Continue reading