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18hSam Marsden

'No problem' with Neymar to Real - Puyol

Ex-Barcelona captain Carles Puyol doesn't see any problem with Neymar eyeing a move to Real Madrid, although he can't see PSG allowing him to leave.

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2dGlenn Price

Rush: Bale breaking Wales record 'special'

Ian Rush has told ESPN FC that he is "very happy" for Gareth Bale after the Real Madrid forward became Wales' all-time top goal-scorer.

2dDermot Corrigan

Ramos: Spain benefits from mixed squad

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos says it's "good for Spanish football" that Barcelona no longer dominate the Spain national team.

Pique: I left Barcelona a kid and came back a man (0:58)
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3dDermot Corrigan

No excuses for Real lagging in women's game

Real Madrid's apparent unwillingness to consider the idea of launching a competitive women's team is an embarrassment for their fans.

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3dDermot Corrigan

Oblak: No developments on Atletico deal

Slovenia international Oblak, who has kept 86 clean sheets in 149 games, is reported to be interesting Paris Saint-Germain, Arsenal and Liverpool.

Griezmann: My future will be decided before the World Cup (0:44)
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3dDermot Corrigan

Griezmann must give 100% to Atleti - Koke

France international striker said earlier this week that his future would be sorted out before the World Cup begins in Russia.

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3dAndy Mitten

Martial, Henry, Evra and France's thriving football factory

Andy Mitten went to Les Ulis, a semi-pro team near Paris where Anthony Martial, Thierry Henry, Patrice Evra and many more learned their craft.

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3dAdriana Garcia

Perez return to Depor hasn't worked - agent

Perez, under contract at Arsenal until 2020, has scored four goals in 26 La Liga appearances for a Deportivo side that is in the relegation zone.

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3dDermot Corrigan

Iniesta: Neymar to Real likelier than Barca

Neymar, who left Barca for Paris Saint-Germain in a world record deal, has been linked with a move to the Bernabeu or a switch back to his old club.

3dDermot Corrigan

Perez not worried by Ronaldo China talk

Luiz Felipe Scolari, Ronaldo's former Portugal coach, said this week he had told him China would be an excellent place to further his career.

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4dSam Marsden

Barcelona need to lock down Umtiti at all costs

Samuel Umtiti is looking like an absolute bargain at €25 million but Barcelona must keep him happy so that he isn't lured away from Camp Nou.

4dNatalie Diaz

'Seven' - an ode to Cristiano Ronaldo

In celebration of ESPN The Magazine's 20th anniversary, poet Natalie Diaz offers a tribute to Cristiano Ronaldo.

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4dSam Marsden

Barca's Dembele needs right attitude - Xavi

Former Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez has warned Ousmane Dembele he must have the right mentality to make the grade at Camp Nou.

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4dSam Marsden

Messi gets World Cup pep talk from Oprah

Lionel Messi knows there are many people who want to see him finally win the World Cup, but he probably didn't realise Oprah Winfrey was among them.

WATCH: Messi shows off skills to promote new boots (1:00)
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4dDermot Corrigan

Asensio: Ronaldo lets me take free kicks

Real Madrid youngster Marco Asensio says Cristiano Ronaldo has no problem allowing him to take free kicks around the penalty area sometimes.