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Man Utd, PSG and Juventus eye Lazio's Milinkovic-Savic

Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus are all interested in Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic. Transfer Talk has the latest. (Author: Gardener)

LazioCraig Burley delighted as he discusses Manchester United's defeat by Middlesbrough and the club's challenges off the pitch. Craig Burley delighted as he discusses Manchester United's defeat by Middlesbrough and the club's challenges off the pitch. Transfer Talk brings you the latest rumours, comings and goings and of course deals done! According to Calciomercato, Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus are all interested in Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic. The Serie A side value the 26-year-old at €80m, with the Serbia international impressive but reportedly keen to continue as his contract runs until 2024. For Manchester United, the move could be seen as a potential replacement for Paul Pogba, who is set to leave the club himself in the summer. The Frenchman is without a contract and could leave as a free agent in the summer. Milinkovic-Savic is seen as a player of a similar form, capable of making the runs of an attacking midfielder while having the stature to play more defensively when needed. There are reports that they may try to sign some of these players with Milinkovic-Savic stepping in. Juventus invested heavily in the January window, signing both Dusan Vlahovic and Denis Zakaria. Zakaria, who signed from Borussia Monchengladbach, was the first midfielder reportedly planned by Juve manager Massimiliano Allegri. However, with Milinkovic-Savic on the radar, there could be further reinforcements. - West Ham United are interested in Rangers' Calvin Bassey, Football Insider says. The 22-year-old, who can play both at left-back and centre-back, is said to be on the Hammers' radar in the summer as part of their search for a new left-footed defender. - Chelsea aren't ready to make a new contract offer to defender Andreas Christensen, according to Ekrem Konur. The 25-year-old is out of contract at Stamford Bridge in the summer, with the report claiming that Barcelona are currently in advanced talks with the centre-back over a summer free transfer. - Juventus are planning a move for Nicolo Zaniolo from AS Roma, Calciomercato report. The 22-year-old's contract expires in 2024, although there are talks of an extension that could end transfer relations. Should he not extend, the Bianconeri are interested in a change in the summer. - Manchester City are monitoring a move for Boca Juniors duo Exequiel Zeballos and Valentín Barco, Ekrem Konur reports. Barco, 17, is a left-back who made the leap to senior football in 2021 with a contract that runs until 2023. - Internazionale could join defender Stefan de Vrij in the summer, Tuttosport report. The 30-year-old's current deal expires in 2023 and there are plans to extend the deal beyond that date. However, with just a year left in the summer, the Nerazzuri could move him on if no agreement can be reached.

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Kylian Mbappé sends message on PSG's future amid Real Madrid rumours

Kylian Mbappé has been pretty adamant about his current position in terms of his career and the steps he would like to take ahead of the big clash with Real Madrid (Author: Gardener)

Kylian MbappéThe France international was a crucial component in PSG's dominant 5-1 win over reigning champions Lille but it wasn't his brilliant performance that grabbed the headlines. Mbappé was asked what he plans to do after the end of this season. This is one of the great soap operas to develop in both Paris and Madrid in recent months and the world champion is in the middle of what is the most important part of the season for Parisians. He was asked about it on Amazon Prime Video's Ligue1 show, and he stood alongside former French star Thierry Henry. The Frenchman was asked about his future and a potential draw with Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League knockout stages. Regarding his future, the star striker has been quite convincing: "I'm focused on beating Madrid and then we'll see what happens." Even if the game against Madrid changes a lot of things and although I'm free to do what I do want, I won't do anything like that and I won't talk to the opponent." The main focus is on the Champions League as that is the team's main goal for the season. With this statement, speculation will once again run high as Real Madrid are ready to do whatever it takes to finally seduce the Frenchman to the Santiago Bernabéu jump. This follows a report by Bild in Germany which said the player has given the OK to join Valdebebas and would earn around 50 million euros (about US$57.1 million) in gross salary a year. Of course, that didn't happen as Mbappé confirmed he would stay until the end of the season. One has to bear in mind that Mbappé's contract expires on June 30 and all signs point to him making a decision after the end of the season. Since the beginning of the year there have been conflicting reports that he is staying and leaving at the same time. Recently there was talk that Mbappé was looking forward to signing one for another year as he wanted to play with Neymar and Leo Messi for another year. Keep in mind that both players haven't had the most brilliant seasons so far and Mbappé has carried a large part of the offensive load. He was one of the goalscorers alongside Leo Messi in the 5-1 win over Lille. PSG will now prepare to host Stade Rennes next weekend before taking on Real Madrid next week.

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Where are you now? The 12 youngest Real Madrid debutants since 1990

Some all-time greats started early in Madrid. (Author: Gardener)

Real MadridIt takes a lot of talent to get a chance at a club like Real Madrid. But if you're good enough, you're old enough, as many of their recent debutants have proven. Some of their best and most successful players of all time got their first start in La Liga before they turned 18. We've taken a look at their 12 players who have made their league debuts for Real Madrid under 18s since 1990, listed in order of their ages at the time, from oldest to youngest. Real Madrid signed him in the summer of 2011 and Jose Mourinho immediately started giving him opportunities. He made his debut in September this season when he featured in defense with Ricardo Carvalho in a goalless draw against Espanyol. He made a further eight appearances in La Liga that season as Madrid ended Barcelona's dominance in Spain, winning the title with a club-record 100 points. He has since won two more La Liga titles, four Champions League titles and the World Cup with France before seeking a new challenge at Manchester United. That summer he won the UEFA European Under-19 Championship tournament with Spain and was named player of the tournament, but would no longer play in the league for his youth club. Since then he has championed Espanyol and Cadiz. The greatest goalkeeper in club history, Casillas made his debut as an 18-year-old in a 2-2 draw against Athletic Club. Within a few years, the homegrown talent won the Champions League - the first of three - and later became captain of the club, making over 700 appearances in 16 seasons. He was also an important part of Spain's top squad, winning two European Championships on both sides of the 2010 World Cup. After leaving the club in 2015, Casillas has made a further 156 appearances for Porto and won the Portuguese title in 2018. San Iker is now back in Madrid, deputy CEO of the Real Madrid Foundation and a trusted adviser to club president Florentino Perez for ten days after his Flamengo debut, Madrid signed the player to a deal in May 2017 that came into effect from his 18th birthday . Vinicius, who was unveiled eight days after that birthday, made his La Liga debut in the late stages of a goalless draw against Atletico in September 2018. The precocious talent immediately showed many promising flashes but his decision making led to questions if he'd ever really fulfill his promise. Three years later, he emphatically silences his doubters. Real Madrid's Vinicius Jr celebrates after scoring against Valencia. READ: Vinicius Jr is so good he scores miracle goals without even trying The Argentine forward made his first-team debut in 1991 and made 30 appearances in two different periods in the early 1990s. After retiring as a player in 2005, he was a coach at Córdoba and Getafe, most recently at Japanese club JEF United Chiba. Morata started his career at Atletico Madrid before joining Real's academy in 2008. Shortly after his 18th birthday, a 3-1 win over Real Zaragoza, he made his first-team debut just after his 18th birthday and has since had a strange career of ups and downs, back and forth between Madrid and Europe. After scoring 10 goals in 37 games between 2010 and 2014, he joined Juventus, winning back-to-back Scudettos and scoring twice as the Old Lady beat his former club in the 2015 Champions League semifinals. With Zidane at the helm, Murata was brought back for the 2016-17 season where he contributed as a squad member and scored 20 goals as Madrid won La Liga and the Champions League, the only time they both won in the same season last season have 40 years. It was followed by a staggering 18 months at Chelsea and he is now back at Juventus after being unsuccessful at youth club Atletico. Rodriguez, who was a regular in the B team between 2012 and 2014, played his first and only A-League game in December 2012 when he came on as an injury-time substitute for Karim Benzema as Mourinho's side secured a routine 2-0 win against city rivals Atlético. Still only 27, he has had a nomadic career with Israeli club Maccabi Haifa. Garcia made his debut as a 17-year-old against Levante in 2004 and was traded to Osasuna in 2007 after not making much more impact. However, he returned for the 2008/09 season and made 15 appearances in La Liga when they were left in the dust by Pep Guardiola's treble Barcelona. The defensive midfielder never quite lived up to his price tag at Manchester City after making a reported £16million move in 2012 and he was reassigned after a couple of years. But he's had a pretty solid career, winning titles at Benfica, City and Zenit Saint Petersburg. He currently competes for the Portuguese team Boavista. He made his debut at Espanyol in a goalless draw in December 1998 but only got two more league games from Guus Hiddink and John Toshack. He scored over 150 LaLiga goals at Mallorca and Barcelona between 2000 and 2009, winning back-to-back trebles with Barca and Inter Milan in 2009 and 2010. | Samuel Eto'o: "I'll always be grateful to Real Madrid, regardless of the decisions some people have made. Madrid may well regret letting Eto'o go, but there's no doubting how Raul's career is evolving Aged 17 years, four months and two days, the local hero began his Madrid career with a 3-2 defeat at Real Zaragoza in October 1994. Another 740 appearances, 323 goals, six LaLiga titles and three league titles League titles were to follow, if anything, figures have been so popular at the club over the past 30 years. Now back at the club managing Castilla, it seems inevitable - just like Xavi at Barcelona - that he will take on the post of head coach for years to come Midfielder made over 150 appearances for Real Madrid C and B in the mid to late 1990s but made just three first-team appearances, the first of which as a 17-year-old in a 2-0 win at Celta Vigo Yu ni 1995. He only left the club in 2002 when he became a league fixture in La Liga after stints at Levante, Real Betis, Sporting Gijon and finally in 2014 he retired at relegated Elche. The youngest-ever debutant and one of only two players to appear in a competitive game for the club aged 16, expected great things from the young Norwegian when he took the field and played for Cristiano Ronaldo in the final weeks of the 2014/15 season replaced the last half hour of a crazy 7-3 win over Getafe. The Norwegian looked a star on loan at Real Sociedad in the 2019/20 season, which led to Los Blancos recalling him after a two-year loan. How the last 10 big-name Real Madrid departures have played out

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Liverpool take Bayern Munich's Serge Gnabry seriously?; Real Madrid vs Erling Haaland?; Manchester United pursue Matthijs de Ligt; PSG bring back Christopher Nkunku; and more!

This message from Manuel Neuer came out of nowhere, didn't it? (Author: Gardener)

Bayern Munich'sLiverpool may be contemplating what life without Mo Salah might be like - and a possible solution to that problem could be Bayern Munich's Serge Gnabry. One who is a big supporter of this is Rio Ferdinand: speculation is mounting that Liverpool wants to bring a certain Serge Gnabry to Anfield. The Reds have already signed Luis Diaz on the left flank to rival Sadio Mane. However, the Merseysiders could sign a long-term replacement for Mohamed Salah even now. According to Sky Germany, Jurgen Klopp is interested in signing the Bayern Munich winger, who came for just £6.8m in 2017. And if this goes through, Rio Ferdinand says Liverpool will have a "world-class" and "phenomenal" talent. But speaking live on BT Sport during the analysis of a win against Lyon, Ferdinand gushed about the former Arsenal academy starlet. He came to Germany and set the place on fire, he was absolutely stunning tonight. I would even go so far as to say that he is one of the most improved players in football at the moment. RB Leipzig's Christopher Nkunku has made himself a very valuable asset this season and while Bayern boss Julian Nagelsmann thinks the Frenchman could be too expensive for Bayern, Paris Saint-Germain don't bother with trivial things like that Budget: Despite RB Leipzig's mixed performance, Christopher Nkunku is playing a strong season. So it shouldn't be surprising if various top clubs try to win over the 24-year-old. He himself wants to go on a discovery tour with Leipzig in the summer and think about how to proceed. “Leipzig is a big club. It's not the Springboard Club anymore. Two years ago we were in the semi-finals of the Champions League," Nkunku told L'Équipe. Nevertheless, at the end of the season he will "sit down with the club, my advisor and my family to make a decision." A return to Paris Saint-Germain, where he had gone through almost all youth departments, is also possible. "I don't close doors," said Nkunku, whose contract with RB runs until 2024. FC Bayern Munich will start again after the international break, but the news about the squad didn't stop because the team was out. * Chelsea FC's Andreas Christensen is plan A for Bayern Munich to replace Süle and that there may not be a plan B. * Recap of Cobra Kai Season 4! When you think of great trios, you might often think of Moe, Larry and Curly (and/or Shemp - we don't mention Joe or Curly Joe from The Three Stooges); Han, Luke and Leia (Star Wars); McNulty, Bunk and Kima (The Wire); or even Tony, Paulie and Syl (The Sopranos). But... did you ever imagine the trio of me... Tom Adams... and Leon Goretzka??? It seems that the three of us are big Peaky Blinders fans: congratulations also to Tom on growing the BFW Twitter account to over 25,000 followers... ON BEHALF OF THE PEAKY BLINDERS! Sky Sports compiled reports from the weekend and a couple had (loose) ties to Bayern Munich. Firstly, Real Madrid have – reportedly – ​​dropped out of the race for Borussia Dortmund star Erling Haaland. Secondly, Manchester United could be interested in Juventus centre-back Matthijs de Ligt. Both players have been linked with Bayern Munich: Real Madrid have put Premier League clubs on red alert after abandoning the race for Erling Haaland. Manchester United are reportedly interested in signing Matthijs de Ligt from Juventus in the summer. Of course, Manchester United once famously passed on De Ligt because they predicted he would be fat at some point in his career. FC Bayern Munich defeated RB Leipzig 3-2 in front of 10,000 fans in the Allianz Arena and scored three valuable points in the process. Julian Nagelsmann opted to start his team with the same back three that clinched a resounding win over Hertha Berlin last month, but the results were a bit more mixed this time. Leipzig, as the most in-form side of 2022, gave Bayern a real scare several times in the game, managing to equalize twice before an own goal from Gvardiol finally secured all three points for the home side. * The big defensive issues right now - has Nagelsmann improved them at all? * The problem with ball development and attacking at the moment. * How many players have been extremely volatile this season. * Why Nagelsmann doesn't seem to want to change players anymore. * What do we want from a Bayern Munich coach? When word broke last week that Manuel Neuer was dictating his own training schedule to the club, we should have known something was wrong. Of course we all wanted to believe this was a New Age thought process to give a veteran star direct input into his training schedule, but in reality it was just a ruse - Neuer was probably already injured and would make a tough one more game, to make sure he can play against RB Leipzig. Don't get me wrong... Bayern Munich - and Neuer - did exactly what they needed to do to ensure this situation remained under wraps while also giving the Germany international a chance to take on RB Leipzig.

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Where are you now? The 12 youngest Real Madrid debutants since 1990

Some all-time greats started early in Madrid. (Author: Gardener)

Real MadridIt takes a lot of talent to get a chance at a club like Real Madrid. But if you're good enough, you're old enough, as many of their recent debutants have proven. Some of their best and most successful players of all time got their first start in La Liga before they turned 18. We've taken a look at their 12 players who have made their league debuts for Real Madrid under 18s since 1990, listed in order of their ages at the time, from oldest to youngest. Real Madrid signed him in the summer of 2011 and Jose Mourinho immediately started giving him opportunities. He made his debut in September this season when he featured in defense with Ricardo Carvalho in a goalless draw against Espanyol. He made a further eight appearances in La Liga that season as Madrid ended Barcelona's dominance in Spain, winning the title with a club-record 100 points. He has since won two more La Liga titles, four Champions League titles and the World Cup with France before seeking a new challenge at Manchester United. That summer he won the UEFA European Under-19 Championship tournament with Spain and was named player of the tournament, but would no longer play in the league for his youth club. Since then he has championed Espanyol and Cadiz. The greatest goalkeeper in club history, Casillas made his debut as an 18-year-old in a 2-2 draw against Athletic Club. Within a few years, the homegrown talent won the Champions League - the first of three - and later became captain of the club, making over 700 appearances in 16 seasons. He was also an important part of Spain's top squad, winning two European Championships on both sides of the 2010 World Cup. After leaving the club in 2015, Casillas has made a further 156 appearances for Porto and won the Portuguese title in 2018. San Iker is now back in Madrid, deputy CEO of the Real Madrid Foundation and a trusted adviser to club president Florentino Perez for ten days after his Flamengo debut, Madrid signed the player to a deal in May 2017 that came into effect from his 18th birthday . Vinicius, who was unveiled eight days after that birthday, made his La Liga debut in the late stages of a goalless draw against Atletico in September 2018. The precocious talent immediately showed many promising flashes but his decision making led to questions if he'd ever really fulfill his promise. Three years later, he emphatically silences his doubters. Real Madrid's Vinicius Jr celebrates after scoring against Valencia. READ: Vinicius Jr is so good he scores miracle goals without even trying The Argentine forward made his first-team debut in 1991 and made 30 appearances in two different periods in the early 1990s. After retiring as a player in 2005, he was a coach at Córdoba and Getafe, most recently at Japanese club JEF United Chiba. Morata started his career at Atletico Madrid before joining Real's academy in 2008. Shortly after his 18th birthday, a 3-1 win over Real Zaragoza, he made his first-team debut just after his 18th birthday and has since had a strange career of ups and downs, back and forth between Madrid and Europe. After scoring 10 goals in 37 games between 2010 and 2014, he joined Juventus, winning back-to-back Scudettos and scoring twice as the Old Lady beat his former club in the 2015 Champions League semifinals. With Zidane at the helm, Murata was brought back for the 2016-17 season where he contributed as a squad member and scored 20 goals as Madrid won La Liga and the Champions League, the only time they both won in the same season last season have 40 years. It was followed by a staggering 18 months at Chelsea and he is now back at Juventus after being unsuccessful at youth club Atletico. Rodriguez, who was a regular in the B team between 2012 and 2014, played his first and only A-League game in December 2012 when he came on as an injury-time substitute for Karim Benzema as Mourinho's side secured a routine 2-0 win against city rivals Atlético. Still only 27, he has had a nomadic career with Israeli club Maccabi Haifa. Garcia made his debut as a 17-year-old against Levante in 2004 and was traded to Osasuna in 2007 after not making much more impact. However, he returned for the 2008/09 season and made 15 appearances in La Liga when they were left in the dust by Pep Guardiola's treble Barcelona. The defensive midfielder never quite lived up to his price tag at Manchester City after making a reported £16million move in 2012 and he was reassigned after a couple of years. But he's had a pretty solid career, winning titles at Benfica, City and Zenit Saint Petersburg. He currently competes for the Portuguese team Boavista. He made his debut at Espanyol in a goalless draw in December 1998 but only got two more league games from Guus Hiddink and John Toshack. He scored over 150 LaLiga goals at Mallorca and Barcelona between 2000 and 2009, winning back-to-back trebles with Barca and Inter Milan in 2009 and 2010. | Samuel Eto'o: "I'll always be grateful to Real Madrid, regardless of the decisions some people have made. Madrid may well regret letting Eto'o go, but there's no doubting how Raul's career is evolving Aged 17 years, four months and two days, the local hero began his Madrid career with a 3-2 defeat at Real Zaragoza in October 1994. Another 740 appearances, 323 goals, six LaLiga titles and three league titles League titles were to follow, if anything, figures have been so popular at the club over the past 30 years. Now back at the club managing Castilla, it seems inevitable - just like Xavi at Barcelona - that he will take on the post of head coach for years to come Midfielder made over 150 appearances for Real Madrid C and B in the mid to late 1990s but made just three first-team appearances, the first of which as a 17-year-old in a 2-0 win at Celta Vigo Yu ni 1995. He only left the club in 2002 when he became a league fixture in La Liga after stints at Levante, Real Betis, Sporting Gijon and finally in 2014 he retired at relegated Elche. The youngest-ever debutant and one of only two players to appear in a competitive game for the club aged 16, expected great things from the young Norwegian when he took the field and played for Cristiano Ronaldo in the final weeks of the 2014/15 season replaced the last half hour of a crazy 7-3 win over Getafe. The Norwegian looked a star on loan at Real Sociedad in the 2019/20 season, which led to Los Blancos recalling him after a two-year loan. How the last 10 big-name Real Madrid departures have played out

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Results, Goals and Highlights, LaLiga

It wasn't a classic performance from the leaders at the Santiago Bernabéu but Los Blancos pulled it off with a beauty from Marco Asensio. (Author: Gardener)

LaLigaMarco Asensio's second-half goal secured three points for Real Madrid in a 1-0 home win over Granada, who put on a near-perfect defensive display in LaLiga on Sunday. After second-placed Sevilla drew 0-0 in Osasuna on Saturday and third-placed Real Betis lost 2-0 at home to Villarreal, Real Madrid extended their lead at the top of the table to six points. Real Madrid, who missed four key starters, completely dominated the game and finished the game with almost 70% possession and 10 shots on goal against just three from Granada. Manager Carlo Ancelotti came into the game and faced selection issues. Without a natural striker, Ancelotti used Isco and Marco Asensio as forwards but his team was clearly hampered by the absence of Benzema and Vinicius, who have scored 29 of Real's 48 league goals this season. Both Isco and Asensio had chances in the first half with similar shots that were blocked by Granada keeper Luis Maximiano, who made several incredible saves. Real could almost have taken the lead when Carlos Neva tried to clear a Toni Kroos cross but sent the ball straight to his own crossbar. Madrid turned the tide after the break but Granada held out until Asensio recaptured a loose ball just outside the away area and scored an excellent goal. "It was a very difficult game, it demanded a lot from us from the first minute," Real's Marcelo told reporters. "The key was to be patient with the ball and we finally managed to find a goal with a fantastic shot from Asensio."

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Karim Benzema 'arranges talks with Real Madrid for next month'

Benzema has reportedly requested a meeting with Real Madrid president Florentino Perez in March amid fears he could lose his place in the team if Erling Haaland moves this summer. (Author: Gardener)

Real MadridKarim Benzema has reportedly requested a meeting with Real Madrid president Florentino Perez in March amid fears he could lose his place in the team if Erling Haaland moves this summer. The French striker has been in exceptional form this season, scoring 24 goals in 28 games for Real, who are six points clear at the top of LaLiga and are preparing for a Champions League round of 16 tie against PSG later this month. Perez' Real, meanwhile, are keen to step up their attack this summer and have been linked with a move for Haaland and fellow striker Kylian Mbappe from PSG this year. Karim Benzema (above) has called a meeting with Real Madrid over his future, reports say. The forward is concerned the club's interest in Erling Haaland (above) could sidetrack him from Borussia Dortmund frontman Haaland this summer and wants to meet next month to clarify his position in the team. Haaland is also in outstanding form in Germany with 23 goals in 20 games for the Ruhr region. A £67m release clause will be activated in the Norwegian striker's contract this summer, which is likely to attract interest from elite European clubs - including Real. The Spanish giants are expected to return for Kylian Mbappe this summer too after they made two separate bids of £137m and £154m last year - both rejected by PSG. Benzema (left) has been set up to meet Florentino Perez (right) in March as his future at Real Mbappe is on a free deal as he has yet to sign an extension to his PSG contract which expires at the end of June. Speaking to Inside Gones, Benzema's former representative Karim Djaziri claimed that despite his near-legendary status at Real, the striker would eventually want to return to Lyon - where it all began for him in professional football. Benzema has been linked with a return to Lyon, where it all started for him in football. “Will Karim Benzema return to Lyon? "Also, he's never been to Groupama Stadium and in his mind it's something he wants, he has Lyon in his heart. He doesn't want to return to Lyon and doesn't want to have the legs. "He's torn between leaving the biggest club in the world and coming back to Lyon, it's a matter of timing. In his dreams he has to return to Lyon and do great things.

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The Diunsa Foundation and the Real Madrid Foundation expand their partnership for school development in Honduras

This partnership supports values ​​education through sport for children and young people from poor communities. (Author: Gardener)

The Diunsa FoundationThe Diunsa Foundation and the Real Madrid Foundation expand their partnership to develop schools in Honduras. This partnership supports values ​​education through sport for children and young people from poor communities. The Real Madrid Foundation and the Diunsa Foundation have renewed their cooperation agreement to develop social sports schools in Honduras. The agreement was signed by Enrique Sánchez, Executive Vice President of the Real Madrid Foundation, and Mario Roberto Faraj, President of the Board of Directors of the Diunsa Foundation. The ceremony took place in the Auditorium of the City of Real Madrid and was attended by the Director of Institutional Relations, Emilio Butragueño, and the Deputy Director General of the Foundation, Iker Casillas. After 11 years of cooperation, the goal of the agreement remains to promote the development of social sports schools in Honduras. The two organizations carry out this work together, helping to instill values ​​in children and youth from poor communities through sport. More than 500 children from poor communities in San Pedro Sula, Tegucigalpa and La Ceiba participate every season in football and basketball activities in the Formando Campeones social sports schools, using the methodology Por una educación REAL: Valores y deporte (For a REAL) Real Madrid Foundation Education: Values ​​and Sport). Emilio Butragueño said: “In all my visits to Honduras and to the schools, I have been amazed that our badge and values ​​are helping so many children and young people to improve and overcome adversity. Mario Faraj added: “We have three social sports schools and we are currently planning two more from 2023. Local partners in these schools are the Mayor's Office of San Pedro Sula, the Mayor's Office of La Ceiba, Supermercados La Colonia, Prosalud, Instituto Hondureño de Cultura Interamericana, Panaderia La Moderna, Universidad Francisco Morazán and Tigo.

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Kylian Mbappé sends message on PSG's future amid euphoric Real Madrid rumours

Kylian Mbappé has been pretty adamant about his current position in terms of his career and the steps he would like to take ahead of the big clash with Real Madrid (Author: Gardener)

Kylian MbappéThe France international was a crucial component in PSG's dominant 5-1 win over reigning champions Lille but it wasn't his brilliant performance that grabbed the headlines. Mbappé was asked what he plans to do after the end of this season. This is one of the great soap operas to develop in both Paris and Madrid in recent months and the world champion is in the middle of what is the most important part of the season for Parisians. He was asked about it on Amazon Prime Video's Ligue1 show, and he stood alongside former French star Thierry Henry. The Frenchman was asked about his future and a potential draw with Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League knockout stages. Regarding his future, the star striker has been quite convincing: "I'm focused on beating Madrid and then we'll see what happens." Even if the game against Madrid changes a lot of things and although I'm free to do what I do want, I won't do anything like that and I won't talk to the opponent." The main focus is on the Champions League as that is the team's main goal for the season. With this statement, speculation will once again run high as Real Madrid are ready to do whatever it takes to finally seduce the Frenchman to the Santiago Bernabéu jump. This follows a report by Bild in Germany which said the player has given the OK to join Valdebebas and would earn around 50 million euros (about US$57.1 million) in gross salary a year. Of course, that didn't happen as Mbappé confirmed he would stay until the end of the season. One has to bear in mind that Mbappé's contract expires on June 30 and all signs point to him making a decision after the end of the season. Since the beginning of the year there have been conflicting reports that he is staying and leaving at the same time. Recently there was talk that Mbappé was looking forward to signing one for another year as he wanted to play with Neymar and Leo Messi for another year. Keep in mind that both players haven't had the most brilliant seasons so far and Mbappé has carried a large part of the offensive load. He was one of the goalscorers alongside Leo Messi in the 5-1 win over Lille. PSG will now prepare to host Stade Rennes next weekend before taking on Real Madrid next week.

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UEFA boss compares ESL clubs to flatearthers

UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin has compared Barcelona, ​​Real Madrid and Juventus to flat earths for their push for a European Super League. (Author: Gardener)

ESLUEFA President Aleksander Ceferin has slammed Barcelona, ​​Real Madrid and Juventus for their ongoing quest for a European Super League, comparing the clubs to flat earths. A total of 12 of Europe's top clubs - led by Real Madrid president Florentino Perez - announced in April 2021 that they intended to create a new Super League and break away from UEFA's established Champions League. - Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (US only) - Week in review: Barca score Xavi's biggest winAfter a hostile backlash from fans and governments, the move fell through and all six Premier League clubs plus Inter Milan, AC Milan and Atletico Madrid withdrew back. Last month a court in Madrid rejected an offer from UEFA to remove the judge who issued an injunction protecting the Super League from the case, but Ceferin insists the breakaway league will not go ahead. "I have no problem with them [Barcelona, ​​Madrid and Juventus]," Ceferin told Le Journal du Dimanche. "But after they stabbed me and UEFA, I think it's up to them to call out." As the earth is flat, they still believe the Super League exists. At the same time, they were the first to sign up for the Champions League this season. "A bit strange. But the only thing we hear from them are complaints that have no place. They try to put pressure on everything." "Nobody wants it [the Super League], except for the few who think football is all about the money." Ceferin also criticized FIFA's proposal for biennial World Cups, given the organization's plans to open the competition to men and women instead of being held every two years 4. International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said the plans posed a "threat" to other sports, while soccer stars Kylian Mbappe and Robert Lewandowski also raised concerns about the welfare of players. "I'm sure it won't happen because it's utter nonsense. " Ceferin added. "It's a populist project that would destroy football. That goes against all the principles of our sport. This is not only bad for Europe. "It's incredible that a football organization can propose that women players, who already have too much of a burden to carry, play a month-long tournament every summer." Can you imagine how much that would destroy women's football? I'm not sure they understand, but I'm sure they hear the disapproval from fans, authorities, governments and the European Union."

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