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Champions League Xavi Tips PSG To Beat Real Madrid Zidane has decided to sell Isco
Frederick Owens | 12 February, 2018, 07:06

Raphael Varane admits his time with Real Madrid has always been tied to Zinedine Zidane.

The Chile star ended up sealing a late move to Manchester United in a swap deal that sent Henrikh Mkhitaryan to Arsenal.

Speaking ahead of Saturday evening's (Sunday morning AEDT) LaLiga match against Real Sociedad, Madrid's head coach categorically denied this was the case.

Thiago Silva has hailed Neymar's contribution thus far this season, but says he is unaware if he will join Zinedine Zidane's men this year.

The reigning Spanish and European champions are no longer in the running to defend their title in La Liga, in which they have won just two of their last six games and sit 19 points behind leaders Barcelona, albeit with a game in hand.

Planet Sport quiz: Test your knowledge on Rafa Nadal's career.

Iranian scholar and environmental activist dies in prison
The Iranian authorities told Mr Seyed-Emami's wife he had died in Evin prison on Friday, Mr Seyed-Emami's son Raam Emami said. The vice-president at the time, Mohammad Ali Abtahi, stated she died from "a brain haemorrhage caused by a beating".


Winter Olympics: Men's downhill pushed to Monday due to high winds
Strong winds saw the men's downhill postponed at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang on Sunday. Winds are reportedly expected to approach 35 miles per hour on the mountains Sunday morning.


49ers LB Reuben Foster Arrested For Domestic Violence
This time, the San Francisco Chronicle reports that Foster has been arrested for charges relating to domestic violence. The 49ers' inside linebacker and former first-round draft pick now is being held on $75,000 bail in the county jail.


Questioned whether Barcelona tried to sign him, Isco confirmed then: "It is true that maybe there was some contact but I was clear".

Still only 25, Isco is arguably the ideal Coutinho replacement for Liverpool, whose chances of landing the Spain worldwide are likely to hinge on their qualification for next season's Champions League - as well as the success of Real Madrid's Hazard pursuit.

"Isco is a very good player". My intention was to succeed here, in the team that put their trust in me when I was at Malaga. It's a lie [that we want to sell to sell him]. "We don't know how the season will finish but we still believe we can do very good things".

"We have so many games and I'll have to call on all of them".

Players of Isco's calibre are exactly what we should be in the market for.

"There have been some times this season when he hasn't been able to get on the scoresheet but he is there when needed".

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