Fortunes of Güler, Roque detail divergence of Madrid, Barça

Last summer, Real Madrid beat Barcelona to the signing of Arda Güler, whose stellar form illustrates the gulf in class between the clubs' boardrooms.


Why letting Sørloth join Villarreal could be Real Sociedad's biggest mistake

Nine months ago, Real Sociedad had the first option to sign Alexander Sørloth. They hesitated, and the rest, as they say, is history.


Madrid vs. Bayern is a battle of extreme coaching styles. Who will prevail?

Only one of Bayern Munich's Thomas Tuchel and Real Madrid's Carlo Ancelotti -- polar opposites as managers -- can make the Champions League final.


Kane vs. Bellingham: A new chapter in epic Bayern-Madrid rivalry

England teammates Harry Kane and Jude Bellingham will clash in a new instalment of one of Europe's greatest rivalries.


Is there a chance Xavi stays at Barcelona? Don't count it out

Barcelona have had an impressive run of form since Xavi announced he would be leaving.


Bellingham has chance to show why choosing Real Madrid over Man City was right decision

Jude Bellingham is 20 years old in his debut season at Real Madrid and already making waves. Can he rise to the occasion vs. Man City on Wednesday?


Cubarsí, 17, has all the qualities to join Barcelona greats

The teenagers faces the biggest moment of his career, but you can bet on Pau Cubarsí keeping his cool.


How Copa del Rey final could be decided by two unlikely heroes: the backup keepers

The backup goalkeepers for Athletic Club and Mallorca could play a big role in Saturday's Copa del Rey final.


Weighing Xabi Alonso's next options, and why Liverpool aren't first in line

Leverkusen's coach, on the cusp of history, has Liverpool, Real Madrid and Bayern chasing his signature.


Lewandowski's rekindled love of the game pays off for Barca

When he joined Barcelona, Robert Lewandowski was playing for a Ballon d'Or. Now he's playing for the team, and it's paying dividends.