20/05/2015 Cristiano Ronaldo has escaped the Portuguese Hacienda, according to the newspaper Correo da Manha. The newspaper says, with great detail, that he has avoided paying tax for the image rights contract he signed with the BES (Banco Espiritu Santo) during 2013 and 2014. Upd. at 16:48 Tomas Andreu The contact, signed in 2012, saw the forward get €1.3million, or €650,000 for each year of the contract. According to the paper, it was managed by Gestifute, owned by his advisor and super-agent Jorge Mendes, whose tax is paid in Ireland by Multisports & Image Management. That allowed him to pay just 12.5% in tax, as opposed to the 25% that Portugal would take. CEST
21/07/2015 According to The Sun, Benitez considers getting Cagigao on board a priority. He’s a big fan of the 45-year-old’s work. At Arsenal, Cagigao has grown in importance and it would be a huge blow if they were to lose him. For Madrid, it could revolutionise their academy. Upd. at 22:23 CEST Rafael Benitez is keen to improve Real Madrid’s La Fabrica academy and increase the number of players making the step into the first team. To do that, the Spanish coach has set his sights on one a scout who has developed quite the reputation in recent years. Alfonso Callejas In England, newspapers such as The Sun have revealed Benitez is interested in taking Francis Cagigao to the Spanish captial. Cagigao is a scout for Arsenal and, among other signings, he was behind the capture of Cesc Fabregas in 2003 from Barcelona. He also tried to take Gerard Pique to London, losing out to Manchester United, and Lionel Messi, as Arsene Wenger revealed a few years ago.
Dani Carvajal, Real Madrid right-back, suffered a muscle injury in the 39th minute of the derby at the Vicente Calderon. He was replaced by Alvaro Arbeloa. Carvajal, who set up the opening goal for Karim Benzema with a good cross, seemed to suffer a problem in his ankle which left him lying on the turf against Atletico, needing to be taken off. Sport EN 04/10/2015 Madrid will be hoping it isn’t a serious problem otherwise it will leave them weak in that area of the team. CEST With Brazilian Danilo out of action already, Arbeloa was needed to take his place. Carvajal, who was in Spain’s squad for the games against Luxemburg and Ukraine, will need to be replaced by Vicente del Bosque. Upd. at 23:28
Sport EN 09/10/2015 Upd. at 21:10 CEST David Silva limped out of Spain’s Euro 2016 qualifier with Luxembourg on Friday to leave Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini cursing the international break. The 27-year-old striker scored five goals in his last outing in the Premier League, ending a mini drought, so this injury could not have come at a worse time. The former Valencia midfielder tried to play on after taking a knock to his ankle, but was forced off in the ninth minute, with Juan Mata taking his place. Pellegrini also saw Sergio Aguero withdrawn in the first half of Argentina’s defeat to Ecuador on Thursday. Early estimations suggest Aguero could be out of action for around one month. City will now be sweating on the fitness of the 30-year-old, who has started the season in fine form for his club.
After wining the Portuguese League Cup recently, Sporting Lisbon have now moved to the top of the league thanks to a late Jeremy Mathieu goal. The former Barcelona defender struck in the 85th minute to secure three points away at Vitoria de Guimaraes on Wednesday. Benfica are also in the title race, just three points behind Sporting after playing the same amount of games (20). Upd. at 12:11 SPO Doumbia’s incredible dive that ended up injuring him The Frenchman arrived in Portugal having spent three years at Barcelona under Luis Enrique, who he joined from Valencia in 2014. Jérémy Mathieu sitúa al Sporting como líder de Portugal Sporting Gol IN SPORT.ES Campo 01/02/2018 VIT 1-0 M.84 Mathieu. Vitoria de Guimaraes MATCH FACTS Liga NOS Árbitro Godinho. TA: Jubal, Wakaso. Mathieu, 34, has been a regular for Sporting this season, scoring two league goals in his 18 starts for his new side. José Alvalade. 1-0 After Porto were held to a goalless draw at Moreirense on Tuesday, it allowed Sporting to move one point clear at the top of the table — although Porto hae a game in hand against Estoril. Jonathan Moreno CET Douglas; Aurelio, Pedrao, Jubal, Konan; Miranda (Rafael, 86′), Wakaso; Sturgeon, Hurtado (Ferreira, 75′), Raphinha (Rincón, 82′); Tallo. RELATED STORIES Rui Patricio; Ristovski, Coates, Mathieu, Coentrao; Bruno Fernandes, William Carvalho, Battaglia (Bruno César, 68′), Acuña; Ribeiro (Montero, 46′), Bas Dost (Doumbia, 48′).
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