Real Madrid have agreed a "long-term strategic partnership" with Abu Dhabi fund International Petroleum Investment Co (IPIC) that will strengthen the club`s status as the world`s richest, and help fund a planned stadium overhaul.
Real Madrid talisman Cristiano Ronaldo could be on his way to Manchester United next season after reports suggest he is frustrated at Real Madrid. The Portugal international seems to be disillusioned with Real after the European champions' sale of key players over the years. Former Real president Ramon Calderon, has stated that Ronaldo is fed up with the transfer policy of the club.
Barcelona congratulated themselves on Tuesday for a job well done in the transfer window, while rivals Real Madrid were dealing with the fallout from Cristiano Ronaldo`s apparent criticism of president Florentino Perez.
Atletico Madrid have a chance in Saturday`s Champions League final not only to claim their debut European crown but to deny their loathed and vastly wealthier neighbours Real Madrid a record-extending 10th.