Manchester United Identify Dembele As Cheaper Alternative To Sancho

By Ashish Sreejith

Ousmane Dembele emerges as a cheaper alternative to Jadon Sancho for Manchester United. The Englishman has had a terrific season so far with 17 goals and 16 assists in Bundesliga. Which strikes a stark contrast with his time at Borussia Dortmund off the pitch lately. It was widely reported that Sancho has experienced internal conflicts…

Real Madrid To Offer Martin Odegaard In Exchange For Paul Pogba

By Naveen Kelvin

Paul Pogba’s future could prove to be the biggest outgoing worry that Manchester United will have to combat until the upcoming transfer window. While the side is expected to pursue the likes of Jadon Sancho and Jack Grealish strongly, it is with regard to keeping hold of their existing players that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and…

Mourinho Reveals What He Whispered In Guardiola’s Ear During Barcelona vs Inter

By Naveen Kelvin

Jose Mourinho’s managerial antics have been of the precise sort that have added a significant amount of color to the great game. The Europe-wide reigns of the Portuguese maestro have certainly left little to question. Currently the gaffer at Tottenham Hotspur, some of his best professional years came when he was at the helm of…

Transfer Fee Agreed: Manchester United Close To Signing Saul Niguez

By Naveen Kelvin

The post-pandemic transfer window will certainly be a fresh playing field with drastically changed dynamics. By virtue of economic challenges that months without football have posed, many clubs could easily choose to either not invest at all in new deals or bankroll and cash in on existing assets in a bid to make some form…

FIFA Makes Sweeping Changes To Both Substitutions And VAR

By Naveen Kelvin

The near-global lockdown enforced by the pandemic is coming to varying degrees of progression. As such, certain football associations have clear-cut ideas of when and how to commence their domestic leagues, with Germany paving the prime example as all iterations of the Bundesliga have a resumption date. South Korea is another nation on a similar…

Manchester United Set To Sign Defender From Barcelona

By Naveen Kelvin

Manchester United’s youth recruitment policy has certainly improved considerably under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Under the gaffer, the days of Sir Alex Ferguson’s tenure wherein homegrown talent were promoted extensively appears to have taken place. However, it cannot he denied that big transfer moves are still being relied upon by the Red Devils in order to…

Thomas Partey ‘Loves’ Links With Man Utd – Deal Could Be Done Sooner Than Expected

By Naveen Kelvin

Man Utd’s potential summer transfer business appears to have taken over the news in lieu of actual football being played due to the lockdown. Despite Ed Woodward cautioning that the next transfer window won’t be business as usual for the Red Devils, in view of the larger financial backlash that the lockdown and lack of…

PSG And Barcelona Interested In Diogo Dalot – Man Utd Ready To Sell For £30m

By Naveen Kelvin

Man Utd’s stock as a club has wavered considerably over the years. While their more recent antics appear enroute to slowly regain the formidable place they occupied in European football for decades altogether, much work still remains to be done. One of the hallmarks in achieving this is how they are able to raise the…

Man United In Contact With Thomas Lemar Over Potential Summer Transfer

By Hritwik

While the Premier League is suspended until April as the world fights the novel coronavirus outbreak, reports have been surfacing hinting contacts between representatives of Thomas Lemar and Manchester United. Continued deploying of Bruno Fernandes which when added with the earnest efforts of Scott McTominay and Fred would contribute a midfield worthy of satisfying the…

Atletico Madrid ‘Leading The Chase’ To Sign Jesse Lingard

By Naveen Kelvin

Man Utd did a lot of work when it came to personnel shuffling during the winter transfer window. Ashley Young was sold to Inter while Marcos Rojo was loaned out to Estudiantes as the cry for clearing deadwood was paid heed to. In accordance with the same philosophy, the club is also expected to do…

Diego Simeone is Atletico Madrid’s God, Says Former Winger

By Kunal | April 14, 2016

Former Atletico winger Cristian Rodriguez has labelled manager Diego Simeone as the club’s “God”. Simeone took over at the Vicente Calderon in 2011, and has since managed to establish Atletico as one of the giants of European football, helping the club win huge honours like the Europa League, the UEFA Super Cup and the Copa del Rey. However,…

Malaga Interested In Signing Manchester United’s Andreas Pereira

By Kunal | April 6, 2016

Spanish club Malaga are targeting Manchester United youngster Andreas Pereira for a potential summer move, according to Don Balon. Andreas Pereira completed his move from PSV Eindhoven’s Youth Academy to Manchester United back in January 2012, and has since been rated very highly by the Red Devils. However, under the management of Louis van Gaal, the 20-year-old has made only…

Neymar Open For A Move Away After Contract With Barcelona Ends, Reveals Agent

By Kunal | April 5, 2016

Barcelona superstar Neymar’s agent, Wagner Ribeiro, has revealed that the Brazilian may be open for a move away from FC Barcelona once his contract ends in 2018. Neymar joined Barcelona in 2013, and has since established himself firmly in the first-team. The winger is currently part of the ‘MSN’ trio alongside teammates Messi and Suarez – an attacking…

Barcelona Linked With £12m Move for Premier League Defender

By Vishal Singh | April 2, 2016

Catalan giants are preparing a £12m bid for Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo. Luis Enrique is in the market to bring a new centre-back to the Camp Nou, as Marc Bartra could be heading to Premier League after Barcelona’s admission that the defender is free to leave this summer. Adriano too, will be out of contract and is…

Real Madrid Set To Offload Raphaël Varane

By Kunal | April 2, 2016

Real Madrid are monitoring a number of center-backs so as to replace Raphaël Varane, according to French outlet BuzzSport.  Back in June 2011, Varane was signed for Real Madrid for a fee of around €10 million by Jose Mourinho, who is believed to be a big admirer of the young center-back. However, following Jose’s departure from Spain,…

Jose Mourinho Opens Old Trafford Door For James Rodriguez

By Vishal Singh | March 31, 2016

Jose Mourinho has reportedly promised that the door is open for James Rodriguez at Manchester United. Spanish outlet Don Balon has claimed that Jose Mourinho has told the Colombian attacker that he would bring him to Old Trafford if Los Blancos decide to sell him in the summer. Don’t Miss: David De Gea To Snub Real Madrid If…

Valencia Sack Gary Neville After Less Than Four Months In Charge

By Vishal Singh | March 30, 2016

OFFICIAL | Message from @GNev2 ➡ https://t.co/7hcZQ5WFU8 — Valencia CF English (@valenciacf_en) March 30, 2016 OFFICIAL: After almost four months in-charge of Valencia, Gary Neville has been sacked.  Gary Neville was given his first managerial job by Valencia CF in December 2015, and it was something of a shock as the England coach had no previous experience…

Barcelona Planning A Three Player Swap Deal With Arsenal For Mesut Özil 


By Kunal | March 28, 2016

Barcelona are planning an audacious player exchange deal with Arsenal for star play-maker Mesut Özil, according to Spanish newspaper AS. Özil has been excellent for Arsenal this season, scoring 8 goals and bagging 20 assists in 40 appearances in all competitions for the Gunners, and attracting Barcelona’s interest in the process. In fact, Barcelona have reportedly been so impressed by the 27-year-old…

Spanish Giants To Battle It Out For Chelsea Star

By Kunal | March 28, 2016

Spanish Giants FC Barcelona and Real Madrid are set to battle it out for the signature of Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, according to reports in Spain. Chelsea had slammed an enormous £73m price tag on Courtois to fend off the initial interest from Real Madrid, according to the Express. However, the whopping price tag may still prove to be…

Jose Mourinho Wants To Work With Atletico Madrid’s Sporting Director Andrea Berta

By Vishal Singh | March 22, 2016

Jose Mourinho is believed to be keen to work with Andrea Berta, the Sporting Director of Atletico Madrid, and will look to bring him at Old Trafford if he becomes the next Manchester United manager. The Italian has been a pivotal figure in Atletico’s rise under manager Diego Simeone, and also shares a good relationship with…

Real Madrid Will Not Retain Interest In Signing David De Gea This Summer

By Vishal Singh | March 21, 2016

Real Madrid will not retain their interest in luring David de Gea to La Liga this summer, according to Marca. The Primera Division giants came close to signing the 25-year-old last summer, but a £29million deal collapsed on deadline day due to paperwork issues. The Spaniard then signed a long-term deal with United, that ties him with the Red…

Diego Simeone Wants This Star Atlético Midfielder To Reject Premier League Move

By Kunal | March 21, 2016

Diego Simeone is trying to convince his star midfielder Saúl Ñiguez to stay at Atlético Madrid and reject a move to the Premier League, according to El Confidencial. Ñiguez is reportedly not interested in signing a contract extension at Atlético, and wants to move to a club that is ready to fulfill his contract demands. And according to…

Manchester United In Talks With Atletico Madrid Midfielder Saúl Ñiguez

By Kunal | March 17, 2016

Manchester United are currently in talks with ‘Super Agent’ Jorge Mendes over a potential move for Atletico Madrid’s Saúl Ñiguez, according to Okdiario.com via the Metro.  According to OkDiario, Manchester United are leading the race to sign the 21-year-old, having held talks with his agent Jorge Mendes. Ñiguez is reportedly not interested in signing a contract extension at Atletico, and wants to…

Agent Of Barcelona Target Riyad Mahrez Speaks About The Player’s Future

By Vishal Singh | March 16, 2016

Riyad Mahrez’s outstanding performances with Leicester City this season have led to rumours regarding a big switch to FC Barcelona and a host of other Premier League clubs. The 25-year-old winger’s agent, Kamel Bengougam, has revealed that his client will make a decision regarding his future in the summer, as it’s too early to talk about…

David De Gea Linked With £30 Million Paris Saint-Germain Transfer

By Vishal Singh | March 15, 2016

Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly made David De Gea their number one transfer target. Laurent Blanc, who has delivered Paris Saint-Germain their fourth consecutive Ligue 1 title already, with eight games to go, is reportedly prepared to pay £30 million for the world class shot-stopper, according to the Daily Mirror. The 25-year-old was close to joining Real Madrid last year,…

Juventus and Atletico Madrid Keen To Land Ander Herrera This Summer

By Vishal Singh | March 13, 2016

Spanish playmaker Ander Herrera could leave Old Trafford this summer as both Juventus and Atletico Madrid are interested to sign him, reports the Daily Mail. Ander Herrera joined Manchester United from Athletic Bilbao for £29 million in 2014, and will enter the final two years of his contract this summer, with an option to extend the deal by a further 12…

Guillem Balague: Real Madrid Planning To Trigger De Gea’s £30m Buy-out Clause

By vishalsingh | March 12, 2016

Spanish football expert Guillem Balague has told Sky Sports that Real Madrid will once again try to sign David De Gea this summer by triggering his release clause. The Spaniard was close to join Los Blancos during last summer’s transfer window, but the deal collapsed as Real Madrid failed to submit the necessary paperwork before the transfer…

Barcelona Preparing a Move for Leicester City Midfielder Riyad Mahrez

By Kunal | March 7, 2016

FC Barcelona are preparing a £15 million move for Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez, according to The Sun. Barcelona boss Luis Enrique is reportedly readying a £15 million worth summer move for the Algerian, after having him scouted repeatedly throughout this season and getting impressed by the midfielder’s goal scoring instincts and creativity. The report also states that Riyad…

Messi Reveals Where He Wants To Play Before Retirement

By Vishal Singh | March 2, 2016

Lionel Messi has once again expressed his desire to play in Argentina before his career ends, but has insisted that he has put no time frame to leave Spain. The 28-year-old forward began his career with Argentine side Newell’s Old Boys and later moved to Barcelona’s academy in 2001. Many top Premier League clubs are understood to…

Arsenal And Man Utd Alerted After Watford Pave Way For Ighalo To Leave

By Vishal Singh | February 18, 2016

Premier League giants Arsenal and Manchester United could be clear to sign Odion Ighalo, as Watford prepare to cash in on the forward this summer, according to the Mirror. The 26-year-old Nigerian’s form in his debut Premier League season has apparently interested big boys Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea. The fact that he’s plying his trade with…

Mesut Ozil Eyeing La Liga Return

By Vishal Singh | February 14, 2016

Spanish newspaper Marca have claimed that Mesut Ozil is holding off on signing a contract extension at Arsenal, with Barcelona keen to sign the 27-year-old. The German World Cup winner is currently under contract at Arsenal until 2018, but it is being said that he has made it clear to the Gunners that he doesn’t…

Trio Of Chinese Sides Make Bid for Manchester United Playmaker

By BF Staff | February 14, 2016

According to reports, Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata is reportedly wanted by at least three teams from the Chinese Super League. According to the Sunday People [as per the Mirror], a number of sides have been in contact about a big-money deal on signing the Spanish playmaker, who has two years left on his current deal at Old…

Barcelona Wanted To Sign Aguero Before Suarez

By vishalsingh | January 17, 2016

Barcelona’s former sporting director Andoni Zubizarreta has revealed Sergio Aguero was their top transfer target in 2014, only for Manchester City to reject their approach. Luis Suarez signed for Barca in July 2014 from Liverpool for a reported fee in the region of €94m, but Aguero was top of the Catalans’ shopping list before Manchester City rejected their approach.…

Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid Handed Year-Long Transfer Bans

By vishalsingh | January 14, 2016

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has handed Spanish clubs Atlético de Madrid and Real Madrid long transfer bans for breaches relating to the registration of players under the age of 18.  The ban does not cover the current transfer window, which runs until the end of this month, but will come into action from the summer transfer window.…

Real Madrid Sack Rafa Benitez, Zidane Set to Replace

By vishalsingh | January 4, 2016

Real Madrid have sacked coach Rafa Benitez after less than half a season in charge, and have promoted Zinedine Zidane from the B team’s managerial position to replace him, president Florentino Perez confirmed on Monday. The club have now lost three of their last eight league games, winning four and drawing just one. Sunday night’s game against…

Belgian Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois to Leave Chelsea for Real Madrid Transfer

By vishalsingh | January 1, 2016

Thibaut Courtois wants to quit Chelsea and move to Real Madrid in the coming months, reports have suggested. According to OK Dario, Real Madrid have given up their pursuit of David de Gea and are focusing on securing a deal for Chelsea keeper Thibaut Courtois instead. The Belgian goalkeeper has only just returned to the Blues line-up…

Diego Godin Says He Will Never Leave Atletico Madrid Amid Manchester United Transfer Link

By vishalsingh | December 17, 2015

Uruguay international Diego Godin has ended any talk of a move to Manchester United by stating that he’ll stay with Atletico ‘to the death’. The 29-year-old has been at Atletico Madrid since 2010 and helped the Spanish club secure the La Liga title in 2014. Having impressed at the Vicente Calderon, the Uruguay international has frequently been…

Gary Neville Pays £20,000 From Own Pocket To Help Valencia Players

By vishalsingh | December 16, 2015

Manchester United legend Gary Neville is doing his best to take his Valencia squad out of the old times by introducing some modern technology, which he thinks can help the team secure a top-four finish in La Liga. Under Neville, Valencia lost their first game to Lyon in the Champions League, and followed it up with a…

Real Madrid Manager Benitez Praises His Attacking Trio Amidst Benzema Unrest

By vishalsingh | December 8, 2015

Rafa Benitez has praised Real Madrid’s ‘BBC’ – the attacking trio of Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo after the weekend’s 4-1 win over Getafe. The result came after the team was expelled out of the Copa del Rey in midweek due to the fielding of an ineligible player against Cadiz. Speaking after the game,…

La Liga News & Spanish Football Transfer news

La Liga, also known as the Primera Division, or the La Liga Santander, is the primary football competition in Spain. The first Primera Division was formed in the year 1929, and the competition has since developed into one of the biggest football tournaments in the world.

As per the UEFA's league coefficient, the La Liga has been the topmost football league in Europe for the last five years. The competition has produced Europe's top-rated clubs more number of times (18) than any other league. The major powerhouses playing in La Liga have also won the most number of UEFA Champions League (16) as well as UEFA Europa League (10) titles.

The Spanish League is currently home to two of the best football players of this generation – Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. La Liga has always featured the best footballers on the planet; in fact, superstars featuring in this league have won the highest number of Ballon d'Or awards (19).

La Liga is contested by 20 of the best clubs in Spain. Each team faces the 19 others two times per season, from the month of August to May. The format of this competition is a double round-robin system, and it features 380 matches per season. The teams are awarded 3 points for a win, 1 for a draw, and none for defeats. Teams are placed in the table according to their total points. In case of ties, the factors that determine the tie-break are head-to-head points, followed by head-to-head goal difference, head-to-head goals scored, total goal difference, total goals scored, Fairplay score, and lastly, a play-off match in a neutral stadium.

So far, a total of 60 teams have featured in the La Liga since its formation. However, only 9 of those clubs have managed to win this prestigious competition – Real Madrid (32), Barcelona (24), Atletico Madrid (10), Athletic Bilbao (8), Valencia (6), Real Sociedad (2), Deportivo La Coruna, Sevilla, and Real Betis (1).

Here at BlameFootball, we provide a thorough coverage of La Liga news. We make available all the in-detail information of not just Spanish football news, but also the latest La Liga transfer news, along with up to date live scores, team news, match results, interviews, analysis, La Liga football rumours, La Liga football gossip, and the overall Spanish transfer news.