Newspaper roundup

Newspaper Roundup

With the footballing season drawn to a close for Winter break as La Liga ended on Sunday with a 1-0 victory over Sevilla and Copa del Rey with a whooping 8-0 win over Levante, there is little to read from the Spanish dailies.

Fans willing to learn about the history, statistics, graphs, lineups, trivia, anecdotes etc. of Real Madrid and Spanish national team can purchase the book published by Prime Books and written by Luis Miguel Pereira. (Link)

Guti has been quoted as saying “The club has been getting more results than the game.” He also said that he’s been following the club even though he’s moved to Turkish club Besiktas. (Link)

Director of Institutional Relations – Emilio ButragueƱo, on Mourinho and Valdano, Real Madrid as a club, La Cantera and Perez. (Link)

Perez and Valdano hope the Winter break can help Mourinho change his plans of asking for a number 9 with Benzema scoring a hatrick and Morata coming on as a substitute against Levante. (Link)

Small little interviews with Mourinho, Perez, Casillas and Sergio Ramos (Link 1, 2, 3 and 4)

Fernando Llorente is/was in Madrid for 2 days which raised some questions about the Bilbao striker’s possible transfer to Madrid as Jose has indicated to include the World Cup winner in his squad post January window. (Link)

Interview with Morata as he talks about debut at Bernabeu, his feelings before and after the game, Mourinho and aspirations of the Canteranos (Link)

Mourinho’s interview with Italian newspaper La Gazetta dello SportPart 1 and Part 2. (Must read, very interesting)

Picture Galleries from yesterday’s Partido por la Ilusion (Party for Illusion) – AS and Marca.

BONUS : Images from Ramos, Casillas, Perez and Mourinho wishing everyone a Happy New Year (Link)