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Managing Madrid Podcast: Squad upgrades, schemes next season, Castilla playoffs, Zidane’s telling quotes

Kiyan Sobhani and Om Arvind answer questions from Real Madrid fans

Real Sociedad v Real Madrid CF - La Liga Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images

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

- La Liga’s wonky scheduling

- Pros and cons of getting Vinicius Jr in the Segunda B playoffs

- Cristiano Ronaldo’s legacy if he doesn’t win a Champions League with Juventus

- What Juventus should do in the off-season

- Real Madrid and Barcelona’s policy with regards to coaching appointments

- Zinedine Zidane’s quotes about “quitting” if he doesn’t have control over squad building

- The arguments for waiting until the season was over before appointing Zidane

- Everyone’s role within the club, and what is lacking in the organizational structure

- Raul de Tomas ‘vs’ Mariano

- Kawhi Leonard’s shot (more aftermath)

- Top-three Real Madrid jerseys from the last decade

- Barcelona’s signings this summer

- Most urgent positions Real need an upgrade in

- How to fit the best attacking players on the pitch without sacrificing transition defense

- Generational footballers

- And more

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Hosts this week:

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

Om Arvind (@OmVArvind)