Ancelotti Wants Manchester United Forward At Real Madrid In January

By Vishal

Real Madrid remain interested in signing a new striker at the earliest opportunity, despite Karim Benzema leading the goal-scoring charts amongst Europe’s top five leagues. Carlo Ancelotti wants another option in attack, as there aren’t any other reliable goal-scoring alternatives to Benzema at the Santiago Bernabeu. Kylian Mbappe has always been seen as the priority…

Man Utd Enquired About Barcelona Star During Cristiano Ronaldo Talks With Jorge Mendes

By Vishal

Jorge Mendes was involved in one of the biggest transfers of the summer, facilitating Cristiano Ronaldo’s long-awaited return to Manchester United. Ronaldo’s decision to leave Juventus was made public very late in the window, leaving very few options for the Portuguese superstar to ply his trade. Paris Saint-Germain already signed Lionel Messi, while Chelsea, another…

5 Things That Will Happen If Lionel Messi Joins PSG After Barcelona Exit

By Vishal

Lionel Messi has officially left FC Barcelona. The club confirmed his departure late on Thursday, and president Joan Laporta’s press conference on Friday re-affirmed there’s no turning around. La Liga are not budging on their financial rules to keep hold of league’s most attractive asset, leaving no choice but for the Rosario-born talent to leave…

‘Here We Go’ – Twitter Reacts As Man Utd Agree Deal To Sign Raphael Varane

By Vishal

Raphael Varane to Man Utd gets ‘Here we go!’ from Fabrizio Romano, as the transfer reaches its final stages. The Frenchman will follow in the footsteps of his ex-skipper and long-time defensive partner Sergio Ramos by leaving Santiago Bernabeu. Meanwhile, Real have ensured there’s no repeat of the manner in which Ramos left by ensuring they…

Varane Has Agreement In Principle At Manchester United, But There’s One Issue

By Vishal

Raphael Varane has an agreement in principle with Manchester United until 2026, but he’s yet to officially inform Real Madrid of his desire to leave the Spanish capital. The long-serving centre-back is in no mood of destroying his relationship at Santiago Bernabeu to force his exit. As per Goal journalist Mario Cortegana, the Frenchman has…

7 Things That Will Happen If Manchester United Sign Raphael Varane

By Naveen Kelvin

Manchester United’s potential pursuit for Raphael Varane has reached a stage where it could realistically be assessed as a deal in the making. The French centre-back would bring a lot to the club and any arrival would also initiate a set of interesting domino effects ahead of the start of the next season.   1.…

Why Paris Saint-Germain Signed Sergio Ramos Instead Of Raphael Varane

By Ashish Sreejith

Sergio Ramos has officially departed Real Madrid for Paris Saint-Germain but turns out he was not their initial target. The Spaniard’s transfer to the French capital still feels like a vague fever dream, after having spent a significant chunk of his career as a Real player. However, it was a transfer that would have not…

Ugly Scenes In France Team: What Happened Between Pogba & Varane After Euros Exit

By Ashish Sreejith

Raphael Varane backed harsh criticism against Paul Pogba from a teammate during a dressing room bust-up after France crashed out of Euro 2020. Switzerland emerged victorious from an unlikely spot as skipper Granit Xhaka led them to a comeback, forcing the tie into extra-time. The game went to penalties after 120 minutes where Kylian Mbappe…

Real Madrid Want To Sign Man Utd Defender To ‘Rejuvenate’ Their Defence

By Vishal

Real Madrid have shown interest in Diogo Dalot, as Carlo Ancelotti plans to ‘rejuvenate’ the Los Blancos defence. Ancelotti, who replaced Zinedine Zidane at the Real Madrid helm, is tasked with a big rebuild in the Spanish capital. David Alaba will reunite with his former Bayern Munich boss, replacing Sergio Ramos at the heart of…

Why Raphael Varane Wants To Leave Real Madrid For Man Utd

By Vishal

Raphael Varane is looking for a new experience after spending almost a decade at Real Madrid. The Real Madrid centre-back, having won everything there is to win in Spanish top-flight football, now wants to leave the club. As per the Independent, he believes now is the time for a change of scenery in his career.…

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.