Zidane: Ramos Significant Madrid Players
Zinedine Zidane dedicated the award to one of his foster children, Sergio Ramos who he thinks is the most important player.
Captain El Real is one of five team players included in the FIFA Team of the Year, with Marcelo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Toni Kroos and Luka Modric.
“Sergio Ramos is our captain and he knows very well what to do,” Zidane told one of the local radio stations.
“In the end, I want to explain that he is the most important player in the team because he is the leader.”
“Madrid is the best club in the world and our goal is to keep making history with all the great players and people who are in this club.”
Madrid has won five trophies in the last twelve months including La Liga and Champions League.
Valverde Rated Comfortably in Barcelona
FC Barcelona’s 3-1 victory over Olympiakos Piraeus in the Champions League is seen as a sign that Blaugrana coach Ernesto Valverde is already at the club.
Barcelona won on Group D’s third matchday at Camp Nou on Thursday (19/10/2017).
The Blaugrana got three points thanks to an own goal by Dimitrios Nikolau in the 18th minute, Lionel Messi (61 ‘), and Lucas Digne (64’).
The only goal from the visitors came from Nikolau (89 ‘).
Messi et al last at the top of Group D with perfect points, 9, from victory in three games.
According to Los Angeles President Josep Maria Bartomeu, the victory shows that Valverde is comfortable at Camp Nou.
“Valverde is already in love with Camp Nou,” Bartomeu said, as quoted by the Marca website.
Barcelona appointed Ernesto Valverde at the start of the season to replace Luis Enrique.
Previously, Valverde was Athletic Bilbao coach.
Bartomeu said that he was satisfied with Valverde’s performance so far.
“We already know the Valverde type as a coach, Barcelona understands that he is an intelligent coach and we believe him.” Barcelona’s performance under the direction of Valverde put us at ease, “he said.
Real Madrid Immediately Add Sergio Ramos Contract
Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos is rumored to have agreed a new contract at Santiago Bernabeu until 2021. Los Blancos will announce it officially in the near future.
Ramos is under contract at Real Madrid until June 30, 2020. Although signing a new contract for only one year, Real Madrid is rumored to be entering a new release clause.
Later, Ramos will join Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale, who are rumored to be getting a high release clause. This is done to keep them from the pursuit of major European clubs.
Two seasons ago, Real Madrid was made overwhelmed denied news of interest in Manchester United. In fact, at that time, Ramos was reportedly ready to join the Red Devils, despite eventually extending the contract at Los Blancos.
Ramos joined Real Madrid from Sevilla in 2005. To date, Ramos has collected 533 appearances and contributed 69 goals and 38 assists in various events.
Barcelona Take Advantage of Tight Guard against Messi
Barcelona won 3-0 in the Catalunya derby against Girona in the sixth week of the Spanish League on Sunday (24/09/2017) early morning hrs.
Two Barcelona goals generated through the opponent’s own goal, Aday and Gorka Iraizoz Moreno.
One more goal is produced through Uruguay striker Luis Suarez.
After the game, Barcelona coach, Ernesto Valverde, leaked the key to his team’s victory over a club that has affiliation with Manchester City.
“Tight guard to Lionel Messi makes other players freely break through the defense,” said Valverde as reported by BolaSport.com from Sky Sports.
In the game, Messi was guarded from defender Pablo Maffeo.
Players borrowed from Manchester City is always guarding and keeping the movement of Messi.
“Obviously uncomfortable if kept tightly guarded, but it is beneficial for the team,” said the Spaniard.
Valverde also considered the victory over Girona was a valuable thing because it happened in a derby match.
Barcelona will next face a Champions League match against Sporting CP on Thursday (28/09/2017) early morning hrs.
Because of Morata, Relationship of Madrid and Zidane Stretch
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is yet to open new contract negotiations with Karim Benzema. Perez prefers Benzema to go last summer than Alvaro Morata.
Benzema wants a new contract from Madrid. He asks for a pay rise. Benzema hopes his new salary can be as big as captain Sergio Ramos’s team.
Don Balon claims Perez will not approve of Benzema’s request. Perez actually intend to sell Benzema in the transfer market last summer.
Perez saw Benzema has been so downhill that it should be sold this year. Perez different views with coach Zinedine Zidane about Benzema’s fate. Zidane has asked Madrid to renew Benzema’s contract.
Zidane’s request to extend Benzema’s contract is unlikely to be followed. Perez blames Zidane as the culprit Morata goes to Chelsea.
Perez rate Morata will not go from Santiago Bernabeu if Zidane last season did not embrace emerging Benzema.