Spanish Paper Talk: New Challenge For Carlo Ancelotti Without Luka Modric

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Croatia international suffers injury, could be out for up to three months…

All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Spain as Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti must tinker again after losing midfielder Luka Modric to injury.


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– ‘Let’s see what they come up with’.

– Three months without Modric! New challenge for Ancelotti.

– The Croatian suffers a breakdown in the muscle’s proximal tendon. The Coach could line up Khedira or Illarra, or play Isco further back next to Kroos.

– It is an injury with a very slow recovery period.

– Marco Asensio: Real Madrid want to tie up Mallorca’s gem.

– It all happened like this: Futre reveals the details of Jesus Gil’s match-fixing attempt in 1991.

– Champions, champions: Europe’s best welcome the best in the world.

– Del Bosque revolutionises the starting XI and Germany arrive with a lot of injuries.

– This will never be a friendly: Messi and Cristiano opponents for the Portugal-Argentina clash in Manchester.

– Primera kick-off times: matches at two in the afternoon.

– The name, under debate: the museum is called Jose Luis Nunez.


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– Que viva Spanien!

– Manolo with the drum links up with Kroos. The last two champions of the world play a prestigious game tonight in Vigo.

– Cristiano against Messi at Old Trafford. The Madrid man will only play the first 45 minutes.

– Luka Modric to miss the little World Cup: he suffers a breakdown in the muscle’s proximal tendon of the left femoral artery.

– Atletico won’t bring legal action against Futre.

– Hacienda take into account tax abuse in football. They concentrate their pressure on Madrid and Barca players.

– Barca will not take Nunez’s name off the club museum.


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– Not so friendly duel.

– Messi and Ronaldo face each other in Manchester with the Ballon d’Or in the background.

– Messi/CR7: 12-7: Leo leads the Portuguese in victories.

– Neymar the captain, hoping to continue his good run.

– Tremor between the World Champions. Del Bosque will experiment: Nolito in the starting line-up and Casilla could make his debut.

– Luka Modric’s injury, more serious.

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