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Friday January 5
Morata contacts Real
08.00: Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho’s possible move to Barcelona has forced Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata to contact Real Madrid, according to reports.
Spanish outlet Diario Gol claim that move has forced Chelsea striker Morata to contact Real Madrid.
The Chelsea forward has warned Real about the effect Philippe Coutinho could have on Barcelona.
Morata has already faced the Brazilian once this season, and was impressed by what he saw.
As a result, Diario Gol say he has warned Real that Coutinho will bring more creativity to a Barcelona side already in fine fettle.
Ronaldo not worried by Coutinho
07.30: Cristiano Ronaldo insists there are better players at Real Madrid than imminent Barcelona signing Philippe Coutinho.
While there are concerns that Coutinho will only increase the Catalan side’s dominance in Spanish football, Ronaldo does not fear his arrival.
According to Don Balon, Ronaldo does not consider him better than current Real Madrid team-mates Isco and Luka Modric.
Ronaldo close to PSG switch
07.00: PSG are reportedly confident of signing Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid if they offload Goncalo Guedes to Valencia.
Spanish website El Confidencial say Ronaldo may end up being a PSG player this month.
The Ligue 1 giants are desperately trying to offload Guedes to Valencia.
The Portugal star has been a huge hit at the Mestalla having signed on loan shortly after PSG signed Neymar.
Yet it appears he has no future at the Parc des Princes with PSG happy to let him go.
And El Confidencial say any move to the Mestalla on a permanent basis will pave the way for Ronaldo to arrive.