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Managing Madrid Podcast: League Predictions; Castilla Corner

Kiyan Sobhani and Lucas Navarrete go through a mailbag; plus Castilla Corner finish their Castilla season review

Real Madrid CF v FC Barcelona - La Liga Photo by Diego Souto/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

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

Part 1 (Mailbag with Kiyan Sobhani and Lucas Navarrete)

  • La Liga’s format upon return
  • Will there be an asterisk besides this championship?
  • Thoughts on the Raul to Schalke report
  • Prediction the starting XI for the first game back against Eibar
  • Predictions for MVP, MIP, and most disappointing player
  • The revenue impact + stadium construction
  • How many points will Real Madrid and Barcelona drop?
  • Why losing the league is inexcusable, even with a one-point deficit
  • Does Gareth Bale feel less pressure when fans aren’t around?

Part 2: 39:55 (Castilla Corner with Sam Sharpe, Kristofer McCormack, Ruben Skjerping)

  • The departures and arrivals by position.
  • Why Fidalgo doesn’t have more suitors.
  • Reinier Jesus’s future
  • Why there wasn’t more hype around Reinier?
  • The Non-EU player rules.
  • Ivan Morante and Xavier Sintes
  • Sergio Arribas’s potential
  • Franchu’s future
  • The strikers in Real Madrid’s academy
  • Should Salazar be in the Castilla squad next season.
  • Pablo Ramon and Sergio Ramos’s comparisons
  • His potential weaknesses
  • Miguel Gutierrez
  • Fran Garcia’s first team chances.
  • Where might Castilla buy in the summer and will they?
  • Castilla’s potential starting XI next season.

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Hosts this week:

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

Lucas Navarrete (@LucasNavarreteM)

Sam Sharpe (@CastillaStats)

Kristofer McCormack (@K_mc06)

Ruben Skjerping (@RubenPMN)