Real Madrid in brief: Mourinho, Cristiano, Scholes, Pogba...
Bitesize news from Los Blancos - José Mourinho on Cristiano Ronaldo, Paul Scholes on Paul Pogba, Marcelo with something to celebrate...
Mourinho on CR7
José Mourinho has taken a swipe at Cristiano Ronaldo in the magazine Expresso, noting of Portugal's Euro 2016 tactics that the Real ace was let off defensive duties as they "aren't to his liking".
New signing for 'La Fábrica'
According to Superdeporte, Real Madrid have agreed a deal for Levante starlet Álex Forés Mendoza, with the forward to join Los Blancos' Under-16s.
Marcelo on Twitter
Real Madrid defender Marcelo goes into his 11th season at the Bernabéu - and took to social media to celebrate the achievement, thanking his family, the club and its fans.
Con todo mi cariño agradezco a mi familia, al @realmadrid y a los aficionados ya son 11 temporadas! Me siento un canterano⚽️ gracias!!!— Marcelotwelve (@MarceloM12) 22 July 2016
Lucas Vázquez on RMTV
Winger Lucas Vázquez has discussed Cristiano's chances of winning the Ballon d'Or with Real Madrid's in-house TV station: "I don't think there's any doubt. Cristiano Ronaldo deserves it more than anyone else."
City cool on Kroos
Man City boss Pep Guardiola isn't prepared to meet Toni Kroos' salary demands, say reports in the UK media, with the German asking for 15 million euros a year.
Scholes on Pogba
Man Utd great Paul Scholes has offered his thoughts on Paul Pogba's potential return to Old Trafford: "I just don't think he is worth £86m. For that sort of money, you want someone who is going to score 50 goals a season like Ronaldo or [Leo] Messi. Pogba is nowhere near there yet."
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