Archive for August, 2012

OFFICIAL: Michael Essien joins Real Madrid on one year loan

Chelsea’s Ghanaian defensive midfielder Michael Essien has joined Real Madrid on a one year loan deal announced right at midnight which is also when the transfer window is shut in Spain. Mourinho was adamant to bring in Essien that he pushed for the club to pay all his wages despite some members of the Real [...]

OFFICIAL: Granero joins QPR

Esteban Granero has officially joined Queens Park Rangers for four seasons on an undisclosed fee, the London based club has confirmed. Earlier Real Madrid confirmed they had agreed terms with Queens Park Rangers and it was now up to the player to pass medical and agree on personal terms. Speaking on Granero, manager Mark Hughes [...]

Real Madrid drawn with Manchester City, Ajax and Borussia Dortmund

Real Madrid were picked first in the UEFA Champions League draw in Monaco. Further shuffling of which group we would be placed in was done by none other than former Madridista and legend Steve McManaman who is the ambassador for 2013 edition of UEFA Champions League with final at Wembley. We were placed in Group [...]

REAL MADRID WIN THE SUPERCOPA!

Real Madrid used the away goals scored at Camp Nou to full effect to lift the SuperCopa and end Barcelona’s historic attempt of winning it for the fourth time in a row. Goals from Gonzalo Higuain and Cristiano Ronaldo in the first twenty minutes of exciting action ensured we were up 2-0 before Messi scored [...]

OFFICIAL: Modric signs for five years

Finally the saga surrounding Luka Modric is over. The Croatian midfielder has officially joined Real Madrid for five years with the fee expected to be around €30m/£27m and bonuses. The fee, thankfully, is much lower than previously thrown about figure of €40-45m. Madrid based daily AS says he would land in Madrid at 11AM and [...]