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Eden Hazard presented in front of thousands of Real Madrid fans at the Bernabeu

Eden Hazard donned Real Madrid's all-white kit for the first time Thursday as the Belgium forward was presented to tens of thousands of fans at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium following his club record transfer from Chelsea.

Sergio Ramos wants to leave Real Madrid on free transfer, eyes Chinese league

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos asked to leave to join a team in China on a free transfer, club president Florentino Perez has said, adding that he turned down the defender's request.

VAR has been a success in La Liga: Spanish referees

VAR checked 4,293 actions - an average of 12 per match - in the 380-game La Liga season, intervening a total of 121 times (3.14 per game) and leading to 114 changed decisions.

Diego Simeone pledges future to Atletico Madrid despite player exodus

Diego Simeone said he will oversee the changing of the guard as he looks to rebuild the 2014 La Liga winners, who came second this term behind runaway champions Barcelona.

Zinedine Zidane admits to not playing Gareth Bale for attitude problem

Speaking after the match, Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane said he would not have brought Gareth Bale on even if his team had been allowed an added substitution.

Toni Kroos extends Real Madrid contract until 2023

Toni Kroos had been linked with a potential departure from the Santiago Bernabeu by Spanish media but instead has extended his stay for another four years.

Lionel Messi increases goal haul as Barcelona draw with Eibar

Barcelona captain and La Liga top scorer Lionel Messi rounded off a spectacular season by netting twice in a 2-2 draw away to Eibar in the champions' final game on Sunday, taking his tally to a remarkable 36 league goals.

La Liga: Real Madrid lose last match of season to forget

Real Madrid put a fittingly poor ending to its worst season in recent memory after losing its last match of the Spanish league on Sunday.

Barcelona ready to make renewed bid for Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann

Griezmann famously turned down an offer to join Barcelona last season, detailing his internal struggles about whether to make the move in a landmark documentary called The Decision, which was produced by a company owned by Barca's Gerard Pique.

Ernesto Valverde to fight on as Barcelona coach after Champions League woe

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has vowed to continue as coach and says he has the backing of the club and president Josep Maria Bartomeu after Tuesday's humiliating 4-0 defeat by Liverpool which knocked them out of the Champions League.

Luis Suarez sidelined for up to six weeks after knee injury

The surgery brings Luis Suarez's season to a premature end and the Uruguayan will miss their final two La Liga games and the Copa del Rey final against Valencia later this month.

La Liga fixtures moved to avoid clash with Women’s Champions League final

La Liga has rescheduled matches on the last day of the season to avoid clashing with the Women's Champions League final between Barcelona and holders Olympique Lyonnais on May 18, a spokesman for the organisation told Reuters.