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Cristiano Ronaldo agreed to quit Man Utd for Valencia in 2006 after World Cup fall-out with Rooney… but the transfer never materialised

Cristiano Ronaldo agreed a move to Valencia in 2006, claims the club’s former sporting director Amedeo Carboni, but a switch from Manchester United never materialised. The Portuguese superstar flung open the exit door at Old Trafford that summer after taking in an eventful World Cup campaign in Germany. Ronaldo sparked controversy during that tournament after seemingly contributing towards

Real Madrid 3-0 Valencia: Benzema bags brilliant double as Asensio scores on comeback

Marco Asensio marked his long-awaited return by scoring with his first touch and Karim Benzema netted twice as Real Madrid cruised to a 3-0 win over Valencia on Thursday. Spain international Asensio has not kicked a ball in anger this season after sustaining an anterior cruciate ligament injury last July and only regained fitness during LaLiga's suspension due

Valencia 1-3 Real Madrid: Kroos, Isco and Modric seal Supercopa final spot in Jeddah

Real Madrid breezed into the Supercopa de Espana final on Wednesday with a commanding 3-1 win over Valencia in Jeddah. The first semi-final encounter of the inaugural expanded tournament was decidedly one-sided despite injury and illness robbing Madrid of Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale. Toni Kroos broke the deadlock when he scored directly from a

Daley Blind diagnosed with heart condition after feeling dizzy in Ajax’s match against Valencia

Ajax defender Daley Blind has been diagnosed with a heart condition after feeling dizzy against Valencia earlier this month. The former Manchester United man has missed the previous two matches as he undergoes his rehabilitation and recovery.  After a medical examination, Ajax revealed Blind was 'diagnosed with heart muscle inflammation.' He has been fitted with

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