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Managing Madrid Podcast: Real Madrid’s midfield next season; and looking back on the 2008 SuperCopa

Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Wiltse take questions from fans, and look back on some Real Madrid history

Super Copa Second Leg: Real Madrid V Valencia Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images

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On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Wiltse discuss:

- Our excitement for pre-season

- Transfers in and out of central midfield, and the depth chart next season

- What happens to Isco

- Best Martin Odegaard destination

- Would we see more galacticos if the market wasn’t inflated?

- Milinkovic-Savic’s regression, and a discussion on small sample sizes when investing on players

- Is Kylian Mbappe attainable right now?

- How safe is Zinedine Zidane if things go south next season?

- How can we be more consistent in La Liga?

- How important will Sergio Ramos be next season?

- Historical segment: Real Madrid vs Valencia in the 2008 SuperCopa

- Robinho out the door after the game

- Valencia, on paper, were ridiculous

- Guti with a stinker

- The center back situation

- Gabriel Heinze locking down David Villa

- Miguel Torres, allergic to attacking

- Royston Drenthe’s career nose-diving

- Arjen Robben masterclass, and the what-ifs had he stayed for the Cristiano Ronaldo era

- A tribute to Ruben de la Red

- The nightmare of the Lassana Diarra - Gago double pivot

- Sergio Ramos as a right-back

- Gonzalo Higuain’s breakout year

- And more.

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Hosts this week:

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

Matt Wiltse (@MattWiltse4)