Thursday, June 11, 2009

The Reign In Spain

Manchester United footballer Cristiano ronaldoImage via Wikipedia

In recent seasons Barcelona have taken the plaudits, the players and last season they completed the treble. That's all about to change!

Real Madrid have been waiting for the proverbial rainy day, I believe that 'rainy day' came when Barcelona lifted the Champions League! That hurt Madrid and next season, they're aim is to be significantly more competitive if their acquisitions are a statement of their intentions.

Re-elected Real Madrid president Florentino Perez signed Kaka from AC Milan Monday for £59 million to begin the next Galactico era. As that reverberated around the football world that was just the beginning of the Spanish clubs transfer activity. They have since followed that with the signing of Christiano Ronaldo for £80 million, smashing the previous transfer record twice in a matter of days. Apparantly they have more funds available to spend and are being linked to Xavi Alonso, Franck Ribery and David Villa. It just got interesting..

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