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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...

Real Madrid in brief: Mourinho, Cristiano, Scholes, Pogba...

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".

Cristiano Ronaldo during Portugal's victorious Euro 2016 campaign.

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.

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: "I just don't think he is worth £86m"

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."