clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Churros y Tácticas Podcast: Kovacic Noise, Arturo Vidal / Barca ‘DNA’, Berizzo’s Bilbao

Kiyan Sobhani and Diego Lorijn talk at length about Real Madrid’s summer off the pitch, what happens to Kovacic and Modric, and the real decisions they have to face. Also: Vidal’s ‘Barca DNA’, Barca’s all-time XI, Berizzo’s Bilbao, and more.

Malaga v Real Madrid - La Liga Photo by Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images

On this episode of the Churros y Tácticas Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Diego Lorijn discuss:

- Noise from Spanish press -- false and true reports galore -- surrounding Mateo Kovacic

- Julen Lopetegui clearing certain things up about Kovacic and Modric

- The tough decisions that dynastic teams eventually have to make

- Barca players adjusting (and not adjusting) to the team

- Can Barca sustain their pre-season tactics?

- Can Bilbao improve dramatically under Eduardo Berizzo?

- Where did peanut butter originate from?

- Arturdo Vidal / Barca ‘DNA’

- Mateo Kovacic IN training

- What are Real Madrid’s trophy expectations next season?

- Barca’s all-time XI

- And more

Did you enjoy this show? Please give us a 5-star rating on iTunes. Also, please consider supporting us through Patreon:

Co-host of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani, along with D Spot’s Diego Lorijn, delve into La Liga’s hottest topics -- along with the help of various Spanish football journalists from SB Nation, Marca, AS, and BeIn. We scrutinize the biggest games, dissect the main talking points, and bring a unique and fresh perspective to Spanish football.

Do you enjoy this podcast? Become a patron and earn rewards for as little as $1 / month!

Sign up for the newsletter Sign up for the Managing Madrid Daily Roundup newsletter!

A daily roundup of Real Madrid news from Managing Madrid