Real in for Robben and Ballack

Spanish champions reportedly make a $58m offer for two Chelsea midfielders.

    The Spanish have wanted to get their hands on Robben, centre, for a while [GALLO/GETTY]

    Real's new coach Bernd Schuster, a former Germany international himself, has expressed his desire to add a player of Ballack's characteristics.
     
    The Robben saga has become rather protracted, with the player stalling over signing a contract extension at Chelsea while his current deal has two years left to run.
     
    The pacy, left-footed winger joined the Londoners from PSV Eindhoven for $22m in 2004 but has had to become accustomed to life on the bench after initially being in outstanding form for the Blues.
     
    President Ramon Calderon promised Robben to bring him to the Bernabeu when he took office last year.

    SOURCE: Agencies


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

    Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

    No country in the world recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

    Strong quotes for Martin Luther King Jr Day

    Quotes from Martin Luther King Jr that resonate today

    Quotes of justice, education, religion and race said by MLK Jr.

    Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth

    Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth

    It's time to change the way we talk and think about Africa.