Premier League

Ronaldo only truly happy when he scores - Sanchez

Former Real Madrid attacker Hugo Sanchez believes winning games is not enough for Cristiano Ronaldo to be truly happy as he is only really pleased with a victory if he also scores himself.

Arda out but Rafinha, Cillessen back for Barcelona

Barcelona duo Jasper Cillessen and Rafinha have been passed fit for Saturday's LaLiga meeting against Granada.

Bartomeu determined to defend Barcelona's honour

Josep Maria Bartomeu insists Barcelona will fight to the end to defend the honour of the club's players after they were accused of inciting disorder among Valencia supporters.

Verratti rejected Real Madrid for PSG stay

Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti claims he rejected the chance to join Real Madrid and is happy to stay with the Ligue 1 champions.

Zidane urges patience with Modric injury

Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane is encouraging a patient approach to Luka Modric's return from injury, and insists he will not rush the midfielder back.

Ronaldo does not try to intimidate referees - Kuipers

Dutch referee Bjorn Kuipers claims Cristiano Ronaldo is not the type of player to get in a match official's face and has applauded the 31-year-old's behaviour.

Simeone ignoring Premier League rumours

Diego Simeone insists his focus is on Atletico Madrid's LaLiga clash with Malaga on Saturday, rather than a future in the Premier League.

Atletico Madrid 4 Malaga 2: Gameiro and Carrasco net doubles as Savic sees red

Atletico Madrid bounced back from defeat at Sevilla with Kevin Gameiro and Yannick Carrasco each scoring twice in a 4-2 win over Malaga despite Stefan Savic's second-half sending off threatening to derail a strong performance.

Luis Enrique defends Barcelona in LaLiga disciplinary row

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique has hit back at criticism from LaLiga president Javier Tebas by pointing to his team's disciplinary record this season.