The current situation of Iker Casillas is very complex one. The Real Madrid captain continues to get booed by the Santiago Bernabeu faithful and reports coming from Spain continue to link him with other clubs like Arsenal. But, the Los Blancos legend is resolute to stay in the Spanish capital and to fight for his place in the starting XI, even if Floentino Perez signs David de Gea in the summer.

Real Madrid’s plans to remodel the Bernabeu have received a blow after the local Madrid court blocked all work on the project. The court ruled that the development was outside the Spanish capital’s planning regulations. An official announcement on the Real Madrid website read: “The High Court of Madrid has overturned the Agreement from 15 November 2012, issued by the Community of Madrid’s Governing Council, which approved the Specific Modification of the Madrid General Development Plan, a decision that affects the Santiago Bernabéu. Following this ruling, Real Madrid C. F. will work with the City Council and the Community of Madrid to address those aspects that require attention in order to make the Santiago Bernabéu reform project viable.” The remodelling project, announced in the 2012 AGM, was supposed to include a futuristic new design of the Bernabeu and a hotel complex between the stadium and the nearby tree-lined Paseo de la Castellana. Work on the project was supposed to begin in […]