Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has rejected the suggestion that Gareth Bale is only effective on the counter-attack and backed him to get back to top form.
Bale has been whistled by fans at the Bernabeu during a patchy start to the 2017-18 campaign, especially when he failed to find the net during disappointing recent home draws against Levante and Valencia -- teams which sat deep and did not give him space to attack in behind.
While he did score in Sunday's 3-1 La Liga win at Real Sociedad,...
Flamengo coach Reinaldo Rueda says Vinicius Junior has reacted well to his status as a future Real Madrid player, remaining "humble" and eager to learn as he spends a final 12 months developing in Brazil.
Dani Carvajal says he would be "delighted" to be Real Madrid captain in the future after signing a two-year contract extension on Monday.
The 25-year-old put pen to paper on his new deal on Monday afternoon, tying himself to Madrid until June 2022.
"I'm very grateful to the club," he told the club's website. "I couldn't be happier, it's another important day to remember in my life after extending my contract with the club that means the world to me, the club that has seen me grow. I've...