KLAGENFURT -- Bayern Munich CEO Karl Heinz Rummenigge has rubbished reports in Spain that James Rodriguez is set to return to Real Madrid.
Several outlets, including Marca and La Sexta, reported that James is seeking a return to Madrid, midway through his two-year loan to the German champions.
James, 27, joined Bayern after falling out of favour with former Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane, but the appointment of Julen Lopetegui after Zidane's resignation in May has led to heightened speculation that...
Cesc Fabregas has said he "often" speaks to Eden Hazard in an attempt to convince him not to leave Chelsea this summer.
Hazard fuelled speculation of a move to Real Madrid at the end of Belgium's impressive World Cup campaign when he told reporters "it might be time to discover something different" after six years at Stamford Bridge and adding: "You know my preferred destination."
Chelsea are focused on keeping Hazard and plan to resume talks over a new long-term contract in the coming weeks.
Real Madrid's €54 million teenager Rodrygo says Neymar is a victim of a double standard amid the criticism the Brazil superstar suffered for his playacting at this summer's World Cup, saying "nobody says anything" when players from other countries exaggerate fouls.
Despite Brazil exiting in the quarterfinals, only Eden Hazard suffered more fouls than Neymar in Russia. However, the PSG man became a target of widespread ridicule from fans and media for at times over-selling contact...