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Zidane should understand Odegaard’s decision 0

Posted on February 05, 2021 by Veselin Trajkovic

Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane has publicly criticized Martin Odegaard over his decision to leave his team and join Arsenal on loan for the rest of the season.

“He wanted to leave, we have spoken about it two or three times,” the Frenchman said, as relayed by Marca.

“He is a player who wants to play. Martin wanted to leave, he wanted to get minutes and chances elsewhere. The player demanded it. I told him to stay and fight, but it wasn’t to be.”

Karim Benzema again linked with Arsenal move 0

Posted on March 30, 2018 by David Nugent

It seems that Real Madrid may be willing to part company with France international forward Karim Benzema this summer, according to Spanish publication Don Balon. Arsenal has reportedly been interested in signing the striker for the last half a decade.

In fact, according to the media, Benzema has been on the verge of joining the north London club for the last ten transfer windows. Yet he is still in Madrid.

Real Madrid set to sell Benzema this summer

Benzema has been in the shadow of Cristiano Ronaldo and at times Gareth Bale as well in recent seasons at the Bernabeu. In fact, Benzema has been considered an enabler for Ronaldo to score his huge haul of goals in recent campaigns.

Arsenal linked with unsettled Barcelona star 0

Posted on March 17, 2017 by Milos Markovic

According to the report coming from Don Balon, the North London club are looking into a possibility of signing Barcelona attacker Rafinha Alcantara.

Rafinha is reportedly unhappy with his position in the team and could be open for a change of scenery at the end of the season as he looks to get more playing time elsewhere.

The Brazilian forward has struggled to break into the first team at Camp Nou due to the emerging presence of the almighty MSN trio and is said to be looking for a solution to his limited playing time.

Arsene Wenger linked with Real Madrid job 0

Posted on February 28, 2017 by David Nugent

According to the Daily Telegraph, Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is keen on joining Real Madrid if the Gunners do not offer him a new deal in the summer. The veteran French boss’ contract expires in the summer and there are still doubts over whether he will stay at the club.

The Telegraph claim that Arsenal have offered Wenger a new two-year deal worth £10million per-year.

Linked with Real Madrid move

Wenger has been linked with the Real Madrid job in the past and has even reportedly turned down the big job in Madrid down in the past. The Telegraph now claims the Spanish capital is now Wenger’s preferred destination.

Ozil refuses to rule our Real Madrid return 1

Posted on December 02, 2016 by Milos Markovic

The Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil has been engaged in contract negotiations with the North London club for quite some time, but the talks appear to have hit the wall.

One of Arsenal’s best players this season is enjoying quite a spell and has reportedly alarmed his former club Real Madrid, who appear to be willing to capitalize on the contract stalemate and bring the World Cup winner back to Santiago Bernabeu.

Mesut Ozil left La Liga giants back in 2013 to join Gunners in a record £42.5 million deal, but the German international has left the door open for a possible return to Santiago Bernabeu according to reports from an interview with the Spanish news outlet Marca.

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