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Zidane Reacts as Real Madrid Need one win to Clinch Title
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Zidane Reacts as Real Madrid Need one win to Clinch Title

Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, has said he was a delighted man after his side’s 2-1 win over Granada on Monday night. Ferland Mendy opened the scoring for Los Blancos with a fine solo effort, before Karim Benzema doubled their advantage. However, after the break, Darwin Machis pulled one back for the hosts. Real had to hold on for an important win, which opens a four-point gap at the top ahead of rivals Barcelona. “I let out a shout because I was happy and because in football you have to suffer. “I shouted out loud because the three points were very important and I wanted to tell my players that they had played a superb game. To win this league you have to suffer a little bit and we dug in as a team. You have to be proud of this team,” Zidane told the media about ...
Real Madrid One win Away from Title after Defeating Granada
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Real Madrid One win Away from Title after Defeating Granada

Real Madrid are one win away from winning their 34th LaLiga title, after a battling 2-1 victory over Granada on Monday. Los Blancos took an early lead through Ferland Mendy, who finished off a solo run with a goal in the 10th minute. It was 2-0 minutes later, after Karim Benzema curled an exquisite strike past Rui Silva. Granada halved the deficit at the start of the second half through Darwin Machis. However, Real held on for three crucial points, with Sergio Ramos sweeping a goalbound effort off the line late on. The victory restored their four-point lead over Barcelona in the table with just two games left to play. A home win for Real against Villarreal on Thursday can put the title out of reach.
Injury rules Real Madrid new boy Mendy out for up to four weeks
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Injury rules Real Madrid new boy Mendy out for up to four weeks

The former Lyon left-back will miss out on the first few weeks of the new La Liga season following a muscular lesion Real Madrid defender Ferland Mendy is expected to be out of action for three to four weeks with a thigh problem, the club has confirmed. The left-back has been diagnosed with a muscular lesion that will keep him on the sidelines for the opening weeks of the new La Liga campaign. French international Mendy, who made a big money move to Santiago Bernabeu in June from Ligue 1 outfit Lyon, will likely miss his side's first game against Celta Vigo.
Rodrygo reveals Zidane plans to use him in a central role after scoring on Real Madrid debut
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Rodrygo reveals Zidane plans to use him in a central role after scoring on Real Madrid debut

The teenager showed his manager exactly what he's capable of on Sunday with a stunning free-kick, and revealed that he is set for a new attacking role Zinedine Zidane intends to use Rodrgyo Goes in a central position at Real Madrid, the teenager revealed after marking his debut for the club with a goal on Sunday. Rodrygo was one of four Madrid debutants in the International Champions Cup defeat to Bayern Munich, along with Eden Hazard, Luka Jovic and Ferland Mendy, and he scored a superb late free-kick as Zidane's men fell to a 3-1 defeat in Houston. The teenager got his chance to show Zidane exactly what he can do in a Real shirt after Sven Ulreich was sent off six minutes from time, curling the resulting set-piece into the top-right corner of the net from 20 yards.
Neymar Is Better Than Hazard – Marcelo
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Neymar Is Better Than Hazard – Marcelo

The full-back says his compatriot's past at Barcelona and the recent signing of the Belgian wouldn't be an issue Real Madrid's Marcelo says that he would welcome national team-mate Neymar to the Spanish capital as rumours continue to swirl about the winger's unhappiness in Paris. Neymar joined Paris Saint-Germain from Barcelona in 2017, but the Brazil star has been linked with a move away from the club all summer. Madrid have already made some big signings of their own, having added Eder Militao, Luka Jovic and Ferland Mendy this window.
‘Hazard & Jovic have returned excitement to Real Madrid’ – Hierro sees progress under Zidane
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‘Hazard & Jovic have returned excitement to Real Madrid’ – Hierro sees progress under Zidane

The Blancos legend believes there is cause for optimism at the Santiago Bernabeu, with the promise of more big-money arrivals to come Real Madrid legend Fernando Hierro claims “excitement has returned” to the club on the back of big-money deals for the likes of Eden Hazard and Luka Jovic. The Blancos were expected to invest heavily in the summer transfer market. They have not disappointed, with Ferland Mendy another of those to have been brought in at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Jovic: I can play up front alongside Benzema at Real Madrid
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Jovic: I can play up front alongside Benzema at Real Madrid

The big-money summer signing says he can play alongside the Frenchman at the Bernabeu, though the final decision will be up to Zinedine Zidane Luka Jovic feels he can play alongside Karim Benzema in the same team but indicated he is happy to let Zinedine Zidane decide how to use him at Real Madrid. Serbia striker Jovic signed a six-year deal to join Los Blancos after hitting 27 goals in all competitions for Eintracht Frankfurt last term. Jovic's €70 million (£62m/$79m) arrival is part of a major rebuild for Madrid after a disappointing campaign, with Eden Hazard, Eder Militao, Rodrygo Goes and Ferland Mendy also arriving at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Real Madrid Signs Ferland Mendy
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Real Madrid Signs Ferland Mendy

Just hours after the unveiling of their latest signing Jovic and the announcement of Eden Hazard unveiling tomorrow, Real Madrid took to their Twitter handle to announcement the signing of Mendy for €48million Real Madrid C. F. and Olympique Lyonnais have agreed the transfer of Ferland Mendy. The player has signed a contract with the club for the next six seasons, running to the 30th of June 2025. Mendy will be presented on Wednesday the 19th of June at 1:00pm CEST in the VIP box at the Santiago Bernabéu. Mendy will then set foot on the Santiago Bernabéu pitch for the first time wearing a Real Madrid C.F. jersey and speak to the press.
Who is Ferland Mendy? The €48m-rated ‘Mbappe of left-backs’ signed by Real Madrid
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Who is Ferland Mendy? The €48m-rated ‘Mbappe of left-backs’ signed by Real Madrid

The young full-back has been snapped up as a long-term replacement for Marcelo, having battled rejection from PSG and serious injury If any club has expertise to call upon when it comes to world-class left-backs, it is Real Madrid. For years, the club has called upon Marcelo, widely recognized as the best attacking full-back the game has to offer. He's won it all during his time in Madrid, including four La Liga crowns and four Champions League titles. Although the search for a long-term replacement has likely taken Real Madrid to all four corners of the globe, the club has not had to look too far for the man who has emerged as a top target for the summer. That search has seen the club swoop for Ferland Mendy as the long-term answer for the club going forward.
‘Sorry, not sorry’ – Depay hits out at critics and insists he is happy at Lyon
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‘Sorry, not sorry’ – Depay hits out at critics and insists he is happy at Lyon

The 25 year-old is on the verge of helping his team return to the Champions League next season and says he is happy with the club Memphis Depay reaffirmed his commitment to Lyon and insisted he is happy at the Parc Olympique as he looks to lead his club to Champions League qualification. The Netherlands international has been heavily and persistently linked with a move away from the Ligue 1 side. A frustrated Depay derided the French press for misrepresenting his situation at Lyon, including recent reports of a training bust-up with teammate Ferland Mendy, which the former Manchester United forward denies.