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Vazquez's header, officially timed at 49 seconds, was Real Madrid's quickest goal of the season in all competitions.

Real Madrid and Zinedine Zidane are looking to cut their losses and sell their star after a disappointing last few months.

The two time Champions League winning coach has struggled in his second full season in charge at the Bernabeu, with his Real team lagging 19 points behind La Liga leaders Barcelona, in fourth place.

Real Madrid took the lead in the first minute through Lucas Vasquez who nodded home Cristiano Ronaldo's cross.

"We have been keeping an eye on his physical statistics to monitor his recovery, but it is too early for him to play a game of the intensity that we will see in Madrid next week".

Former Brazil striker Ronaldo has urged his old club Real Madrid to make a summer swoop for Neymar, amid suggestions the superstar is unhappy at Paris Saint-Germain despite making a big-money move only last summer.

Toni Kroos curled in a long strike for the third goal, and Ronaldo headed home a corner kick by Luka Modric in the 37th.

- Cristiano Ronaldo is the first player to score a flawless hat-trick in La Liga this season (right foot, left foot and head).

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Jon Bautista pulled one back after the break, but Ronaldo scored his third from close range before Asier Illarramendi's volleyed consolation.

Midfielder Casemiro was left on the bench ahead of the PSG match, and Gareth Bale played only as a late substitute.

However, the Real Madrid brand ambassador admitted that as of yet, no representative had contacted Neymar.

- Ronaldo has scored in each of his seven league games against Real Sociedad at Santiago Bernabeu (15 goals in total).

"I don't have split loyalties, I hope it is a great game and the best team wins".

Champion-elect Manchester City looked strangely out of sorts during the first 45 minutes of its Premier League clash with Leicester City.

"We are all ready for Wednesday and that is the most important thing".

On Wednesday, Sport brings four managers who could be replacing the Frenchman at the end of the season, and even though there's a new name in the list, Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino still won't get off the top.