Carlo Ancelotti doesn`t understand Cristiano Ronaldo`s Santigo Bernabeu boos
Carlo Ancelotti doesn`t understand Cristiano Ronaldo`s Santigo Bernabeu boos

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has leapt to the defence of World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo after criticism of his behaviour towards his teammates in Wednesday`s 3-0 win over Almeria.

La Liga: James Rodriguez cracker helps Real Madrid keep pressure on Barcelona
La Liga: James Rodriguez cracker helps Real Madrid keep pressure on Barcelona

Real Madrid warmed up for a big week by moving back to within two points of Barcelona at the top of La Liga with a comfortable 3-0 win over Almeria on Wednesday.

Jose Mourinho may come back to coach Real Madrid: Alvaro Arbeloa
Jose Mourinho may come back to coach Real Madrid: Alvaro Arbeloa

Defender Alvaro Arbeloa has said "there is a chance that Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho" may return to manage former club Real Madrid in the future, although he highlighted that the Portuguese is happy in his current club where he is not "stalked" like he was in Spain.

Real Madrid agree deal to buy Porto defender Danilo
Real Madrid agree deal to buy Porto defender Danilo

Real Madrid have reached an agreement with Porto to buy their Brazilian fullback Danilo, who will join the La Liga club next season, the European champions said on Twitter on Tuesday.

Kneecap injury rules Arbeloa out for three weeks

Real Madrid defender Alvaro Arbeloa looks set to miss his side`s crucial La Liga clash with Barcelona on March 23 due to a cracked right kneecap.

Madrid can win the Champions League, says Gareth Bale

Gareth Bale believes Real Madrid have all it takes to end a 12-year Champions League title drought as they cruised into the last 16 with a 4-1 win over Galatasaray on Wednesday.

Carlo Ancelotti hails reaction of 10-man Madrid

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti hailed the performance of his side as they qualified for the last 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday despite playing more than an hour with 10-men in a 4-1 win over Galatasaray.

South Africa shock world champions Spain

World champions Spain suffered only a second loss in 17 matches this year after losing 1-0 to South Africa in a friendly international on Tuesday.

My relationship with Casillas has changed: Arbeloa

Real Madrid and Spain defender Alvaro Arbeloa has admitted that his relationship with club and international captain Iker Casillas has become strained.

I don`t blame Casillas for Mourinho`s exit, insists Arbeloa

Alvaro Arbeloa insists he was not blaming Iker Casillas when he claimed his Real Madrid team-mates were responsible for Jose Mourinho`s exit.

Ronaldo can be Madrid`s top signing, says Arbeloa

The full-back is hopeful that the former Manchester United star will ink a contract extension and does not fear the competition of Daniel Carvajal.

Casillas has shown what a professional he is: Arbeloa

The Real Madrid skipper was left out of the last game before the winter hiatus, but his team-mate has praised his reaction to Jose Mourinho`s decision.

Xabi Alonso surprised by Real Madrid`s left back crisis

Real Madrid and Spain international midfielder Xabi Alonso said he was surprised by the injuries which have affected defenders Marcelo, Fabio Coentrao and Alvaro Arbeloa.

Liverpool agree to sell Arbeloa to Real Madrid

Liverpool have reached an agreement for the transfer of defender Alvaro Arbeloa to Spain`s Real Madrid, the Premier League club said.

Liverpool agree to sell Arbeloa to Real Madrid

Liverpool have reached an agreement for the transfer of defender Alvaro Arbeloa to Spain`s Real Madrid, the Premier League club said.

Liverpool`s Arbeloa says Real Madrid move close

Liverpool defender Alvaro Arbeloa says he is close to sealing a transfer to Real Madrid even though the big-spending Spanish side seem more concerned with trimming their squad after an extravagant close-season spending spree.

Liverpool`s Arbeloa says Real Madrid move close

Liverpool defender Alvaro Arbeloa says he is close to sealing a transfer to Real Madrid even though the big-spending Spanish side seem more concerned with trimming their squad after an extravagant close-season spending spree.