Perez on Benitez: “We are convinced that we have a great squad that will give much happiness to a fanbase that deserves everything. Rafael Benitez is the chosen one to bring success to this squad.”

Real Madrid have given under-fire coach Rafael Benitez a vote of confidence and said he will remain in charge of the team. Club president Florentino P(...)

Real Madrid have completed the signing of Internazionale’s Mateo Kovacic for €35m. Photograph: AFP

Real Madrid have confirmed the signing of 21-year-old Mateo Kovacic from Inter. The two clubs agreed a €32m fee at the weekend, with a further €3m in (...)

 David De Gea won’t be allowed to force a move from Manchester United to Real Madrid. Photograph: PA

Manchester United will not allow David de Gea to force through a transfer to Real Madrid this summer and if necessary will hold the goalkeeper to his (...)

Cristiano Ronaldo reacts at the end of Real Madrid’s Champions League semi-final second leg draw with Juventus at the Bernabéu on Wednesday. The result saw the reigning champions knocked out.  Photograph: Juanjo Martin/EPA.

Carlo Ancelotti left his technical area and headed down the tunnel, never to return. Real Madrid had just been knocked out of the Champions League, Ju(...)

Carlo Ancelotti has cast doubt over his future at Real Madrid. Photograph: Getty

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has cast doubt over his future at Real Madrid after the reigning European champions were eliminated from the Champ(...)

 Alvaro Morata equalises for Juventus in the Champions League semi-final second leg at  Estadio Santiago Bernabeu. Photo:  Paul Hanna/Reuters

Massimo Allegri had warned his team would face “95 long and interminable minutes” at the Santiago Bernabéu, and so it proved. But the reward at the en(...)

Real Madrid players look on as Juventus’ Carlos Tevez celebrates with team mates after scoring their second goal from the penalty spot. Photo: Max Rossi/Reuters

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti is confident his reigning European champions will overturn a first-leg defeat to Juventus and reach the Champions Lea(...)

Atletico Madrid’s forward Fernando Torres takes part in a training session at Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid. Photo: javier Soriano/Getty Images

The first time Fernando Torres went to the Vicente Calderón to watch Atlético Madrid was just over 20 years ago, one cold day in January 1995. His g(...)

Gareth Bale celebrates ending his goal drought against Levante. Rarely has a celebration caused such a fallout. Photograph: Juan Carlos Hidalgo/EPA

Rarely has a goal celebration been scrutinised so closely. Last Sunday, Real Madrid laboured to a 2-0 win over relegation-threatened Levante in La Lig(...)

Real Madrid’s Italian coach Carlo Ancelotti has been under pressure following a run of poor results. Photograph: AFP.

The Real Madrid president, Florentino Pérez, insisted that the coach Carlo Ancelotti will continue at the club “whatever happens” but avoided saying (...)