Manchester United have failed in their bid to sign Sergio Ramos from Real Madrid.
Real Madrid's 2015-16 got off to a turgid start on Sunday evening after last season's La Liga runners-up ran to a 0-0 stalemate against top-flight newcomers Sporting Gijon. Rafa Benitez's side struggled to break down their hosts at El Molinon, where a
Mateo Kovacic's future as a Real Madrid player was sealed when a deal was struck with his club Internazionale on Sunday.
Mateo Kovacic doesn't seem to fill an obvious need for Real Madrid, but there's still plenty of reason to like the move.
We're not going to lie to you: Real Madrid and Barcelona are the two best teams in this league, and they benefit from an awful television rights setup that's crippling Spanish soccer. But they've also got more money than sense,