Real Madrid To Sign Dele Alli
After starring in Wednesday’s 3-1 Champions League win over Real Madrid, Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli has emerged as a Real Madrid transfer target.
The former MK Dons prospect was linked with a switch to the Bernabeu over the summer but fresh rumours have surfaced in the wake of the midweek encounter between the two clubs in which Alli scored.
Any deal for 21-year-old England international will, however, be complicated by dealing with Spurs chairman Daniel Levy who, even in the Spanish press, is recognised as a hard negotiator. (Marca)
Liverpool players past and present are the new faces in Julen Lopetegui’s Spain squad for friendlies against Costa Rica and Russia this month.
Current Reds defender Alberto Moreno has seen his improved form rewarded with a first call-up in three years, while ex-Liverpool midfielder Luis Alberto – now at Lazio – has been brought into La Roja’s squad for the first time. (AS)
Real Madrid players are to blame for their stuttering start to the season, but less so coach Zinedine Zidane, according to an online poll conducted by Marca.
Los Blancos are third in La Liga, eight points behind leaders and rivals Barcelona, and second in the Champions League group following Wednesday’s Wembley loss.
The majority of supporters blame the players, with striker Karim Benzema deemed the most responsible. (Marca)