Eden Hazard is beginning to show glimpses of his best form and it cannot come soon enough for Real Madrid. They play at home to Galatasaray in the Champions League on Wednesday, when victory would put them within touching distance of qualification from Group A.
Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo believes his “healthy rivalry” with Barcelona counterpart Lionel Messi during his time in LaLiga made him a better player. Both men have won the coveted Ballon d’Or five times and are considered to be two of the greatest players of all time.
La Liga has asked for El Clasico on October 26 to be moved from Barcelona’s Nou Camp stadium to Real Madrid’s Bernabeu over fears of civil unrest. There have been days of protest in Barcelona after nine Catalan separatist leaders were jailed on Monday
Zinedine Zidane believes he has the backing of Real Madrid but admits he would leave if he ever felt he had lost the club's support. Zidane has come under scrutiny after enduring his worst ever defeat as Madrid coach on Wednesday, a 3-0 loss to Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League.