He enjoyed an impressive debut season with Los Blancos, scoring 13 goals in 29 LaLiga appearances, though he fell out of favour when Zidane took charge and signed for Bayern – then coached by Ancelotti – on a two-year loan in 2017.
Bale and Rodríguez didn’t get many minutes under Zidane last season and were already expected to be transferred. Madrid reportedly pocketed 25 million euros ($26 million) for Rodríguez, and Spanish media said the club was willing to sell the Wales forward for about the same price.
Upon his return to the Bernabeu, James could only make 8 appearances in an injury ravaged season in which he was mostly sidelined because of a knee injury. The player made a total of 125 appearances for Real Madrid, scoring 37 goals and providing 42 assists. In terms of silverware, James won two La Liga’s […]
After winning last year’s La Liga title with a relentless final sprint, Real Madrid are betting on practically the same group of players as they seek to successfully defend a domestic crown for the first time since 2008. With their finances squeezed by the Covid-19 pandemic and their squad already well rounded, Real have had […]
Barca’s unexpected loss handed Real the chance to move three points clear at the top of the table but the European champions were outclassed by a rampant Sevilla, who scored all their goals in a livewire first half to inflict a first league defeat on Real under coach Julen Lopetegui.
The Andalusians have also lost on each of their last eight LaLiga visits to the Bernabeu. The 2018-19 LaLiga campaign has, however, taught us to expect the unexpected and more twists and turns are almost certain when two of the competition’s big guns meet on Saturday.
He scored in all five of his country’s matches, enhancing a reputation that was already growing during that season. James became an instant winner when Real Madrid won both the UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup and he was also named in the UEFA’s team of the year.
The 29-year-old right winger rarely appeared with the La Liga champions during last season and was mostly a bit-part player, starting only 8 games during the whole tournament. However, he scored two goals and made two assists. As his contract with the Spanish club is set to expire within one year, Madrid could reportedly let […]
Camavinga welcomes Real Madrid links and says no agreement for Rennes stay
A price tag of £22 million might seem low for a player of Bale’s calibre, but let us not forget that he is already 31. On top of that, he has a very poor injury record which has one of the key reasons for his underwhelming time at Real.