Spanish sports daily As claims today that that Manchester City and Real Madrid are set to start a fight for signing Monaco’s striker Radamel Falcao.
“Duel for Falcao,” As titles on its front page. “City interfere in Real’s bid for the Colombian, but he prefers to play in Madrid,” they point out.
The Madrid-based daily also highlights the fact that “Karim Benzema signed a new contract until 2019.”
That is Marca’s main focus today, as they title “Exultant and undisputed.” “Benzema renews until 2019 in his best shape,” they explain. “A number 9 forever,” they claim.
“He returned from holidays working hard and Ancelotti counts on him for the UEFA Super Cup against Sevilla,” Marca added.
The most sold Spanish newspaper also emphasizes Benzema’s words after announcing his contract extension: “I still want to win many titles with Real Madrid.”
Finally, Marca brings to its front page a study by Sports Illustrated that has put Cristiano Ronaldo as the second best sportsman in the world.
“The most complete footballer,” they title. “Taking into account speed, agility, strength and resistance, Sports Illustrated has established this podium: 1.LeBron 2.Ronaldo 3.Bolt,” Marca reports.
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