Real Madrid sign Croatian star Mateo Kovacic

Croatian international midfielder Mateo Kovacic has joined Real Madrid from Inter Milan on a six-year deal, the Spanish giants confirmed on Tuesday.

Bayern Munich fans unhappy about Bastian Schweinsteiger reported exit
Bayern Munich fans unhappy about Bastian Schweinsteiger reported exit

Bayern Munich fans seem to be the only ones who are not amused by the reported transfer of Bavarian icon Bastian Schweinsteiger.

Germany unhappy with post-season international matches
Germany unhappy with post-season international matches

World Cup winners Germany believe the June dates for internationals are far from convenient with domestic and European club competitions only just over and players eager for a break after a long season.

Germany rest Thomas Mueller, Toni Kroos after long year
Germany rest Thomas Mueller, Toni Kroos after long year

Germany`s World Cup winners Thomas Mueller and Toni Kroos have been rested for matches against the United States and Gibraltar next month, coach Joachim Loew said on Tuesday.

Toni Kroos set to be fit for Real Madrid's Juventus clash
Toni Kroos set to be fit for Real Madrid's Juventus clash

Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos is expected to be fit for his side`s crunch Champions League semi-final, second leg against Juventus on Wednesday after fears over a hip injury were allayed on Sunday.

Carlo Ancelotti targeting more Champions League glory
Carlo Ancelotti targeting more Champions League glory

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti insisted his side`s focus is on retaining the Champions League not gaining revenge over Atletico Madrid when the two sides meet for a seventh time this season in the first leg of their quarter-final on Tuesday.

Real Madrid fired up for Atletico revenge: Carlo Ancelotti
Real Madrid fired up for Atletico revenge: Carlo Ancelotti

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has said his side will be out to avenge the humiliation of their 4-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid in February when the sides meet in the Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday.

Gareth Bale absence, suspensions force Real reshuffle for Eibar game
Gareth Bale absence, suspensions force Real reshuffle for Eibar game

Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale will be rested for Saturday`s La Liga game at home to Eibar, coach Carlo Ancelotti said on Friday, meaning the Welshman joins suspended midfielders Toni Kroos and James Rodriguez on the sidelines.

What has gone wrong at Real Madrid?
What has gone wrong at Real Madrid?

European champions Real Madrid have been usurped by Barcelona at the top of La Liga for the first time in five months.

Real Madrid expect return to top form against Schalke
Real Madrid expect return to top form against Schalke

Holders Real Madrid do not expect another goal bonanza at Schalke 04 in Wednesday`s Champions League Round of 16 first leg after their big win last season, with midfielder Toni Kroos warning not to underestimate the Germans.

In Oedegaard, Real Madrid finds galactico in waiting
In Oedegaard, Real Madrid finds galactico in waiting

A complete unknown only a year ago, Norwegian prodigy Martin Oedegaard`s transfer to Real Madrid has set his fledgling career soaring towards the summits.

Fans pick Toni Kroos as Germany's Player of the Year
Fans pick Toni Kroos as Germany's Player of the Year

Midfielder Toni Kroos has been named as Germany's Player of the Year 2014, the German Football Association (DFB) announced.

Sami Khedira interested to stay at Real Madrid
Sami Khedira interested to stay at Real Madrid

The future of German international Sami Khedira looks to get sorted out soon with the 28-year-old being interested in signing a new deal with Real Madrid.

No pre-deal with Real Madrid for winger Marco Reus: Dortmund CEO
No pre-deal with Real Madrid for winger Marco Reus: Dortmund CEO

Borussia Dortmund have no agreement in place with Real Madrid that gives the Spanish club first option to buy winger Marco Reus, CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke said on Wednesday.

Real Madrid hit out at Platini for Ballon d`Or comments
Real Madrid hit out at Platini for Ballon d`Or comments

Real Madrid on Friday released a statement expressing their "surprise" at UEFA president Michel Platini after he suggested that a member of Germany`s World Cup-winning team should win this year`s Ballon d`Or.

Joachim Loew eyes new start in 2015 after Spain win
Joachim Loew eyes new start in 2015 after Spain win

Joachim Loew is relishing a fresh start for Germany in 2015 after their 1-0 friendly win over Spain capped their World Cup-winning year in style following several below-par performances.

Spain relieved ''annus horribilis'' is finally over
Spain relieved ''annus horribilis'' is finally over

At the start of 2014, Vicente del Bosque`s Spain were serious contenders to become only the third nation after Italy and Brazil to successfully defend their World Cup title.

Germany beat Spain in `clash of titans`
Germany beat Spain in `clash of titans`

Germany edged the big match between the last two World Cup winners on Tuesday as Toni Kroos`s last-gasp goal handed them a 1-0 friendly victory over Spain in rain-lashed Vigo.

Bale on target in Real win, Suarez inspires Barca revival
Bale on target in Real win, Suarez inspires Barca revival

Gareth Bale scored on his return to the Real Madrid starting line-up for the first time in a month as the European champions beat Rayo Vallecano 5-1 on Saturday.

Barcelona target Clasico bounceback on Luis Suarez`s home debut
Barcelona target Clasico bounceback on Luis Suarez`s home debut

Luis Suarez will make his competitive home debut as La Liga leaders Barcelona look to put the disappointment of their defeat to Real Madrid last weekend behind them against Celta Vigo on Saturday.