Report: Tottenham in advanced talks with Gladbach forward Marcus Thuram

Marcus Thuram of France during Team France training session at INF Clairefontaine on May 27, 2021 in Clairefontaine-en-Yvelines, France.

Per today’s reports, Tottenham are leading the race to sign Borussia Monchengladbach forward Marcus Thuram – currently in Didier Deschamps’ Euro 2020 squad with France. The versatile 23-year-old, who has two successful Bundesliga seasons under his belt, has admirers aplenty. Continue reading

City career complete, Sergio Aguero’s Catalan adventure begins

After a forgettable end to his illustrious Manchester City tenure at the weekend in their Champions League Final loss, Sergio Aguero returns to La Liga where he’ll partner Lionel Messi at Barca – a decade after departing the country’s new champions Atletico Madrid for England. Continue reading

Euro 2020: Karim Benzema to make France return after six-year absence

Karim Benzema of Real Madrid duels for the ball with Alejandro Berenguer of Athletic Club during the La Liga Santander match between Athletic Club...

Six years after his last call-up with politics, allegations of racism and an ongoing court case bubbling beneath the surface, Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has been named in Didier Deschamps’ 26-man France squad for the rescheduled Euro 2020 tournament – which begins in less than a month’s time. He’s expected to lead the line after an excellent season at club level.
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Real Madrid 2-0 B. Monchengladbach: 5 Hits and Flops as both book knockout places

Karim Benzema proved Real Madrid's matchwinner again, in a must-win home clash against Gladbach

Bundesliga side Borussia Monchengladbach were 90 minutes away from ending Real Madrid’s record of qualifying for the Champions League knockout stages – 25 years and counting – after Karim Benzema’s first-half brace sunk Marco Rose’s men on MD6, confirming they progress as Group B winners. Which players excelled while others wilted under the pressure here? Continue reading

Inter Milan 0-2 Real Madrid: 5 Talking Points as Los Blancos earn big away win

Hazard netted his third Real Madrid goal from the spot as Inter had an early mountain to climb

Eden Hazard’s penalty and an Achraf Hakimi own goal just before the hour mark proved the ultimate sucker punch as Real Madrid cruised to a 2-0 win away at Inter Milan, with Zinedine Zidane’s men earning an important Champions League group B result at the San Siro. What were five talking points, as the Nerazzurri’s hopes of a last-16 UCL berth ended with a whimper? 
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