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Managing Madrid Podcast: Tempering Pre-Season Hot Takes

Kiyan and Om discuss the Clasico in Miami, and much more

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On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Om Arvind discussed:

  • Takeaways from Miami's Clasico, with emphasized discussion on Bale, Benzema, Ceballos, Kovacic, Marcelo, Asensio, Nacho, Carvajal, and Vallejo (yes, pretty well everyone)
  • Why certain players standout more than others in pre-season
  • Asensio's spot among Europe's elite young talent
  • Kovacic's strengths and weaknesses
  • When Ronaldo will join the team
  • The pure, unneccessary, bipolar, and irrational hate fans have towards certain players
  • Marcos Llorente's defensive abilities
  • Unrealistic expectations placed on Mayoral's shoulders
  • Next season's depth chart
  • And much more!

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Gabe Lezra (@GabeLezra)

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

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