Real Madrid reportedly had three approaches for Barcelona’s Lionel Messi turned down. Photograph: Getty

Real Madrid have tried three times in the last five years to sign Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi, according to a report in Spain. The ‘Partido de l(...)

Gareth Bale of Real Madrid celebrates after scoring his team’s opening goal against Sporting Gijon at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu. Photo: Denis Doyle/Getty Images

Gareth Bale’s agent has called for an investigation after a confidential document relating to his client’s world record £85 million move to Real Madri(...)

Real Madrid’s coach Zinedine Zidane on the touchline during Real Madrid’s victory over Deportivo La Coruna at the Bernabeu. Photograph: Gerard Julien/AFP/Getty Images

‘It’s difficult to say who is the best player in the world. It’s like asking my daughter whether she prefers my wife or me. Not easy.” The scene was(...)

Real Madrid’s  Gareth Bale celebrates scoring against Deportivo de la Coruna at the Santiago Bernabeu. Photograph: Gonzalo Arroyo/AFP/Getty Images

Gareth Bale insisted he is happy at Real Madrid after scoring a hat-trick on Zinedine Zidane’s managerial debut at the Santiago Bernabéu – but admitt(...)

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane with  Cristiano Ronaldo during a Real Madrid training session at the Valdebebas training ground. Photograph: Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images

Zinedine Zidane has admitted that the pressure is already on to win an 11th European Cup as he faced the press for the first time since taking over fr(...)

Real Madrid’s new French head coach Zinedine Zidane leads his first training session at Valdebebas sport complex, outside Madrid. Photograph: EPA

Real Madrid’s president, Florentino Perez, did not accept questions when he appeared at the Santiago Bernabeu to announce the sacking of Rafa Benitez (...)

Real Madrid’s new coach Zinedine Zidane arrives with Real Madrid’s president Florentino Pérez before a statement at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on January 4, 2016.  Photograph: Gerard Julien/AFP/Getty Images

Zinedine Zidane has become the manager of Real Madrid after the club’s president, Florentino Pérez, announced the sacking of Rafael Benítez at the Ber(...)

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Real Madrid beat Real Sociedad 3-1 at the Bernabeu. Photograph: Reuters

Cristiano Ronaldo helped ease the pressure on boss Rafa Benitez as his two goals inspired Real Madrid to a 3-1 win over Real Sociedad. The Portugues(...)

Real Madrid CF and Rayo Vallecano players observe a minute’s silence at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium before the club’s final game of 2015. Photograph: Getty Images

Real Madrid’s expulsion from the King’s Cup for fielding an ineligible player was upheld on Monday by the Spanish government’s Disciplinary Committee(...)

Didier Deschamps has said it is ‘not possible’ to pick Karim Benzema for Euro 2016. Photograph: Reuters

The France coach Didier Deschamps has said it would be impossible for him to pick Karim Benzema for next year’s European Championship while the case i(...)