MADRID For the first time since 2007, arguably the biggest game in club football will not feature either Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo. With the former injured and the latter departed to Juventus, both Barcelona and Real Madrid will need new heroes to emerge when they meet in El Clasico on Sunday.
MADRID Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has warned Liverpool that his side are as hungry as ever to win the Champions League, rejecting claims that the Spanish giants might have lost their edge ahead of Saturday’s final in Kiev.
MADRID Real Madrid's France forward Karim Benzema has signed a new contract at the club, which includes a one billion euro (£886.73 million) buyout clause according to local media reports.
BARCELONA, Third seed Rafael Nadal remained on course for a 10th Barcelona Open title after reaching the quarter-finals with a 6-3 6-4 victory over Kevin Anderson on Thursday.