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Managing Madrid Podcast: Where is the market for James? Plus: The passing of the torch from Buitre to Raul

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Kiyan Sobhani and Eduardo Alvarez discuss the James situation, some Real Madrid history, Luka Doncic, and more

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Kiyan Sobhani and Eduardo Alvarez discuss:

- Luka Doncic’s leadership qualities, and his development in the NBA

- What’s the ceiling of Real Madrid’s basketball team? Will it ever be on NBA level?

- How the football team can learn from the basketball team in terms of domestic consistency

- Why you should absolutely watch the basketball team

- The level of character Pablo Laso strives to recruit

- Why isn’t there a market for James Rodriguez?

- Is he a better option than Christian Eriksen?

- Just how heated is the Real - Atletico rivalry?

- Would we let our children play for Atletico?

- Ed’s favourite Real Madrid players of all time

- Martin Vazquez

- The passing of the torch from Emilio Butragueño to Raul Gonzalez

- What’s the plan for the post-Florentino Perez era? Who will replace him?

- And more.

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Hosts this week:

Eduardo Alvarez (@Alvarez)

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)