Spanish Paper Talk: Cristiano Ronaldo Trains Alone Ahead Of Athletic Bilbao

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Messi is three goals away from breaking yet another record…

All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Spain as Real Madrid have a fitness concern over Cristiano Ronaldo while Lionel Messi chases another record.


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– Casilla In White.

– Madrid ensure the return of the Espanyol player. The goalkeeper’s price: €10m.

– A top-of-the-table match. Second against third; it doesn’t get any better at Mestalla.

– The ‘Jemez method’ against the leaders.

– Football match-fixing; after the testimonies, the accusations.

– Anti-corruption will charge almost all those summoned.


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– Cristiano Ronaldo Will Try To Play.

– He trained alone to be ready for Athletic.

– Alarm: Madrid concede 38 per cent of their goals from set-pieces.

– Lionel Messi will go to court for tax fraud. The judge rejects his appeal on the eve of the clash against Rayo.

– Atletico Madrid captain Gabi will be in the starting line-up after a difficult week.

– Nuno: “Atletico have €30m worth of players on the bench”.

– Vicente Del Bosque calls up Pique, Diego Costa, Bernat and Rodrigo.

– Anti-corruption to submit charges within only 15 days.


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– Going For The Record.

– Barca, ready to reinforce their leadership on an evening when two historic records could be broken.

– Messi, three goals away from the 251 by Zarra, La Liga’s historic ‘Pichichi’.

– Raul Bravo, 20 minutes away from Artola’s 560 unbeaten.

– Del Bosque calls up Pique.

– “I’m only interested in a player’s football side,” he said.

– Florentino Perez ‘waterproof’; only 322 Spaniards complete the requirements to assume the Real Madrid presidency.

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