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Blues ace Hazard had been linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge

Barcelona's Lionel Messi

Real Madrid 3 Barcelona 1: Are Lionel Messi's best days behind him?

During large parts of El Clasico Messi was an aimless figure. Dare we say that, at 27, the Messiah’s best days are behind him?

Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo to Manchester United is 'nonsense', says Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti

Ancelotti claims Ronaldo is 'happy and very motivated' at Real

Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo: A guide to every hat-trick the Real Madrid and Portugal striker has ever scored

Portuguese broke club record with 25th triple for Los Blancos

Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo's injury problems are in the past, says Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti ahead of La Liga clash with Elche

Portuguese scored a record 24th hat-trick for Real Madrid

Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira was left-out of the squad for the 2-0 Uefa Super Cup win over Seville

Arsenal transfer news: Sami Khedira will stay at Real Madrid, insists Carlo Ancelotti

Arsenal suffer a set-back in the transfer market ahead of the deadline

Angel Di Maria at the World Cup

Angel Di Maria latest: Barcelona infuriate Real Madrid with audacious £48m bid for winger - reports

The two famous La Liga foes are unlikely to come to any agreement

Benzema will remain at Real Madrid until 2019

Real Madrid transfer news: Karim Benzema off the transfer market after signing new deal

The France forward has ended speculation over his future by committing to Real for a further five years

Chelsea transfer news: Jose Mourinho tried to sign Luka Modric at Stamford Bridge

Blues boss is resigned to missing out on Real Madrid star after informal chat

Angel di Maria may prove too expensive for Arsenal and Manchester City

Manchester United transfer news: Angel di Maria set to snub Louis van Gaal in favour of £63m switch to Paris Saint Germain

Premier League clubs forced to look elsewhere at PSG deal nears completion

Radamel Falcao

Transfer news: Real Madrid edge closer to Radamel Falcao loan deal as star's future remains uncertain

Monaco boss cannot offer reassurances about the Colombian's future

Luis Suarez looks towards the crowd during the 2-1 victory over England
Manchester City are interested in Isco who could be surplus to requirements at Real Madrid

Manchester City transfer news: Premier League champions interested in Real Madrid star Isco

The signing of James Rodriguez could leave Isco without a role

Toni Kroos to Real Madrid: World Cup winner confirms he will leave Bayern in £20m deal

Midfielder confirmed the news after beating Argentina in the Maracana

Angel Di Maria celebrates after scoring Argentina's winner against Switzerland

Angel Di Maria transfer news: Real Madrid have 'offered Manchester United' the Arsenal target for £40m

Argentina winger, 26, has seen contract talks break down, according to reports

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Gallipoli centenary: At dawn, the young remember the young who perished in one of the First World War's bloodiest battles

At dawn, the young remember the young

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