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Marcelo to miss Champions League second leg vs Chelsea for a bizarre reason

Marcelo to miss Champions League second leg vs Chelsea for a bizarre reason

La Liga
Real Madrid defender Marcelo will miss the Champions League semi-final return leg against Chelsea due to a bizarre reason, according to reports. The La Liga giants have been struggling with injuries lately and players are starting to return to fitness, but it now appears that they’ll be without Marcelo for the second leg at Stamford Bridge. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); However, This has nothing to do with fitness or suspension, according to El Mundo, Marcelo will not be on the plane to London as the Brazilian has been randomly picked as a Madrid resident for election duties on May 4. There were hopes that it might end in time for him to return and take part, but there are covid-19 protocols that make it difficult and it looks like he’s going to be forc...
Sergio Ramos clashes with Marcelo & Isco in Real Madrid dressing room row

Sergio Ramos clashes with Marcelo & Isco in Real Madrid dressing room row

La Liga
Sergio Ramos has clashed with his team-mates Isco and Marcelo over their poor performances for Real Madrid this campaign, according to reports in Spain. Madrid lifted some of the gloom around the club after defeats to Cadiz and Shakhtar Donetsk with a 3-1 win over Barcelona on Saturday, a game in which Isco and Marcelo were both unused substitutes. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); But there appears to still be a lack of harmony in the club's dressing room despite the victory against their fierce rivals, with Diario Sport claiming Ramos launched an attack on both players for their poor displays this season. The Spanish outlet claims Isco did not back down in his response to Real captain Ramos, and that Brazilian Marcelo was also targeted after the win over ...
Real star Marcelo pulls no punches: “Neymar is a better player than Eden Hazard”

Real star Marcelo pulls no punches: “Neymar is a better player than Eden Hazard”

La Liga
Real Madrid defender Marcelo has risked upsetting new teammate Eden Hazard by claiming Neymar is the better player between the duo. Eden Hazard moved to Santiago Bernabeu earlier this summer window in a £89million transfer from Chelsea . (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Neymar has also been linked with Real Madrid but is more likely to return to Camp Nou if he eventually leaves Paris Saint-Germain. And Marcelo, who could leave the Spanish capital this pre-season, made his preference between both players clear. "Eden is a 'crackazo', a very high quality player, like Neymar," the defender told YouTube channel De Sola, "'Ney' has qualities to be in the world top five, it is impressive. "Compare? You can not compare them, but Neymar is better for me. ...
Marcelo asks to leave Madrid after Arsenal offer

Marcelo asks to leave Madrid after Arsenal offer

Transfer Info
Arsenal are in the race to sign Marcelo as the Brazil left-back has asked to leave Santiago Bernabeu, according to reports in Spain. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The 31-year-old defender has spent 13 seasons at Real Madrid, winning four La Liga trophies and the Champions League four times. But his place in Zinedine Zidane’s team is now under serious threat after Real completed the signing of French left-back Ferland Mendy in a £47 million deal from Lyon earlier this summer window. According to Sport, Marcelo wants to leave the club this summer having received offers and his representatives are in talks with the club’s president Florentino Perez. The report claims that Arsenal are among the clubs who have registered their interest in Brazilian, bu...
Marcelo: Ronaldo does not own Real Madrid – Neymar should come

Marcelo: Ronaldo does not own Real Madrid – Neymar should come

Transfer Info, La Liga, Ligue 1
Real Madrid vice-captain Marcelo says he does not see any reason why Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar cannot play together for Madrid, while saying that president Florentino Perez has the final say on everything that happens at the club. According to reports this week, Ronaldo has made an "irreversible" decision to leave the club, while Paris Saint-Germian attacker Neymar continues to be linked with a move to the European champions. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); "Cristiano is not the owner of Real Madrid," Madrid left-back and Neymar's Brazil teammate Marcelo told a news conference. "If the president wants to sign omeone, the president will sign him. But why can't Neymar come and Cristiano stay? "The dressing-room all wants Cristiano to stay. And Real Mad...
Marcelo: I know exactly how to deal with Salah

Marcelo: I know exactly how to deal with Salah

UEFA, La Liga, Premier League
Arguably the individual match-up of the Champions League final is the one between Marcelo and Mohamed Salah, which the Real defender feels capable of winning. Liverpool winger Salah is in the form of his life and wouldn't be the first player to capitalise on his rival's defensive absent mindedness. "I know exactly what I have to do, and I know what I need to do to help my team," said Marcelo on Friday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); "Liverpool are a magnificent team and have had a great season. We have to think about the whole team, not just one or two players, that is how you win games. "It is a great opportunity to play in the final, and we're here, as are Liverpool who also deserve it." Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp even said that Marcelo 'does...
Marcelo aims dig at Barcelona over Champions League exit

Marcelo aims dig at Barcelona over Champions League exit

UEFA, La Liga
Marcelo said Real Madrid were never going to capitulate like rivals Barcelona after the Champions League titleholders were able to survive against Juventus. Madrid were able to scale through with a 4-3 aggregate victory over Juventus in the quarter-finals, despite Wednesday's 3-1 loss to the Old ladies. Madrid were widely expected to qualify for the semi-finals following last week's 3-0 win in Turin, only for Juventus to mount a comeback in the return leg as they levelled the tie but Ronaldo's late goal helped them to go through. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Marcelo, the captain in the absence of Sergio Ramos aimed a dig at Barca, who surrendered a 4-1 advantage in a 3-0 collapse against Roma on Tuesday. "We should face and we did everything poss...
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