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ose Mourinho believes Real Madrid will block any attempt by Manchester United to take Cristiano Ronaldo back to Old Trafford.
Mourinho, who managed Ronaldo for three years at Madrid, said he believed the Spanish club were not under financial pressure to sell their most valuable player.
The possibility of re-signing Ronaldo, who has two years left on his existing deal, has been explored by United and the player himself made it clear last month that discussions over a new contract had not moved on.
In Kuala Lumpur with his Chelsea team, who beat a Malaysian select XI 4-1 yesterday, Mourinho said that he believed the player would stay at Real Madrid for at least another season. Asked about the specifics of a deal with United, Mourinho said he had “no idea” but when it came to the wider question of Ronaldo leaving Madrid, the Chelsea manager was clear.
He said: “What I know is that Real Madrid are such a rich club they don’t need to sell and are such a rich club I think they can bea...
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In Real Madrid's preseason opener at Bournemouth, a free kick by Cristiano Ronaldo sailed over the crossbar and hit an 11-year-old in the arm, breaking the boy's wrist in two places.
Although the accident occurred just six minutes into the game, young Charlie Silverwood stayed to watch the remaining 84 minutes before heading to the hospital for X-rays and having an operation...
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has suggested that the pressure is all on Manchester City after their summer spending spree.
New City boss Manuel Pellegrini has splurged the cash on Spanish duo Alvaro Negredo and Jesus Navas from Sevilla as well as Stevan Jovetic from Fiorentina and Fernandinho from Shakhtar Donetsk - spending more than £80million in the process.
And Mourinho believes...
Super Eagles and Chelsea defender Kenneth Omeruo may find himself in Chelsea’s first team after Coach Jose Mourinho excluded the Nigerian youngster from the list of players that will be loaned out for the coming 2013/2014 season.
The 19-year old center-back, who has become a key member of the Coach Stephen Keshi led Super Eagles squad following an impressive showing at the AFCON...
Jose Mourinho thinks Cristiano Ronaldo will commit his future to Real Madrid .
Mourinho left the Bernabeu to make a return to the Barclays Premier League for a second spell as Chelsea manager and there has been speculation Ronaldo would do the same.
Manchester United seemed the most likely destination for the world's most expensive player, for whom Madrid paid United £80million...
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez says Cristiano Ronaldo will end his career with the Spanish giants and has denied receiving any bids for the Portugal forward.
Manchester United fans long for the return of Ronaldo, whom the English club sold to Madrid for a record 80 million pounds (then $131 million) in 2009.
Perez says in Tuesday's edition of French newspaper L'...
Cristiano Ronaldo has gone from breaking grown women's hearts to well ... breaking little kid's bones.
The soccer star left a young fan with a broken wrist after smashing a 35-yard free-kick wide of the goal during Real Madrid’s friendly with the Championship club.
Eleven year-old Charlie Silverwood was watching the friendly at Dean Court when the Portugal...
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is determined to get the best out of his players, and says he's happy to rely on the evergreen Frank Lampard.
Mourinho believes the 35-year-old midfielder can be as influential a player in his second spell at Chelsea as during the first, when Lampard scored the goals which sealed the Blues' first championship in 50 years.
Mourinho said: "...
Ronaldo Shot Breaks Child’s Wrist
An 11-year-old football fan has been left with a broken wrist after being hit by a wayward free kick from superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.
Charlie Silverwood was left doubled-over in agony after the 35-yard rocket broke his wrist in two places.
But he was so determined not to miss the rest of his team Bournemouth’s friendly against Real Madrid on...
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Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has dismissed the prospect of Cristiano Ronaldo leaving the club this summer or any other, declaring the Portuguese will "end his career" in the Spanish capital.
The Portugal international has been linked with a return to Manchester United or even a switch to ambitious French champions Paris St Germain.
The 28-year-old has two years...
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is wary of comparing Romelu Lukaku with the club’s former striker Didier Drogba of Ivory Coast.
Lukaku scored the third goal in last night’s 4-1 defeat of a Malaysia XI in Kuala Lumpur for his second goal of the club’s pre-season tour of Asia.
In the absence of Fernando Torres, who is on holiday following the Confederations Cup, and...
Real Madrid fought back from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Lyon at Stade Gerland.
Although the visitors fielded three of their biggest stars - Cristiano Ronaldo, Mesut Ozil and Karim Benzema - it was the hosts who went ahead through Clement Grenier who netted with a spectacular long range effort in the 20th minute.
Argentinian Lisandro Lopez added a second before Real netted...
Robin van Persie has rejected the notion Manchester United are more vulnerable this season than at any time in the recent past.
Even though the Red Devils claimed a record 20th championship by an imposing 11 points last term, Chelsea and Manchester City are tipped to overhaul them.
The reason is obvious. The man who guided United to an incredible 13 Premier League titles is no...
Romelu Lukaku would welcome the competition provided by Wayne Rooney if Chelsea can persuade Manchester United to sell them the England star.
After impressing on loan at West Brom last term, Belgium forward Lukaku has scored in each game of Chelsea's pre-season tour of Asia, during which Jose Mourinho's bid to land Rooney has been made public.
Lukaku said: "You know...
Ryan Bertrand has played down talk linking him with a move away from Chelsea insisting he has no plans to quit Stamford Bridge.
Liverpool have been credited with an interest in Bertrand as Brendan Rodgers looks to bring the left-back to Anfield.
However, Bertrand is determined to stay at Chelsea and fight Ashley Cole for a place in Jose Mourinho's starting XI next season.