“Raph for the Reds”
At the weekend there were reports in the Spanish press that Raphaël Varane could leave Real Madrid in the summer. Manchester United has apparently also read this. Because according to the ‘Manchester Evening News‘, the Red Devils have deposited their interest with the French central defender and the Madrilenians.
CR7 in Pelé’s footsteps
In Italy, Cristiano Ronaldo dominated the headlines befitting his class. In yesterday’s 3-0 win by Juventus Turin against Spezia Calcio, the 36-year-old scored for the 20th time in the current Serie A season. Much more noteworthy, however, is that CR7 has reached a career milestone with it. It was Ronaldo’s 767 career goal that made him level with the legendary Pelé. “CR767 like Pelé”is the title of the ‘Gazzetta dello Sport‘.
Suarez and the doldrums
Madrid is in derby fever. On Sunday Atlético welcomes local rivals Real for a groundbreaking duel. With a win, Simeone and Co. would take an important step towards the championship. The key player in this venture could be Luis Suárez. Problematic for Atlético: The otherwise dangerous Uruguayan has not scored in five games. The ‘Marca’ deserves this fact on its front page today.