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Managing Madrid Podcast: Mega Mailbag + Loan-Tracker

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A ton of content today, where we cover a huge Real Madrid mailbag, and review the performances of every loanee from this weekend.

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

This Patron-only episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast comes in three parts.

Part One (Mailbag with Kiyan Sobhani and Lucas Navarrete)

  • The complaint about ‘timeouts’ during cooling breaks
  • Luka Jovic and Isco are back!
  • Discussing the reaction to the decisions that went Real Madrid’s way against Real Sociedad
  • Hardest games remaining on the schedule
  • Real Madrid’s three MVPs
  • Vinicius’s end-product — how much better will he get?
  • When will next season start?
  • This season’s UCL format
  • What surprises does Zidane have up his sleeve?
  • Oscar Rodriguez’s future
  • Eden Hazard’s health
  • Should Sergio Ramos rest more?
  • And more

Part Two (Loan-tracker with Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Wiltse)

  • Sergio Reguilon vs Barcelona
  • Oscar Rodriguez vs Takefusa Kubo showdown
  • Achraf Hakimi vs Mainz
  • Thomas Meunier — Achraf’s replacement?
  • Jesus Vallejo vs Leganes
  • Martin Odegaard vs Alaves
  • Dani Ceballos vs Manchester City and Brighton
  • Borja Mayoral vs Espanyol
  • Why is Javi Sanchez playing more now that he’s officially a Valladolid player?
  • Lucas Zidane lobbed from distance
  • Andriy Lunin’s ability to save penalties
  • And more

Part Three, a conversation with Phil Hammer

  • The value of the Managing Madrid Podcast
  • Has the team met expectations so far?
  • Eden Hazard + Vinicius playing together, and Zidane’s quote about it today
  • How versatile are wingers?
  • Signings in 2021
  • And more

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Hosts this week:

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

Lucas Navarrete (@LucasNavarreteM)

Matt Wiltse (@MattWiltse4)

Philip Hammer (@ThePhilHammer)