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Managing Madrid Podcast: Vinicius’s ‘happiness’; Hazard’s health; Castilla Corner

Castilla Corner crew discuss Ø’s return, UEFA Youth League, Reinier and more. Kiyan Sobhani and Lucas Navarrete answer questions on Hazard, Vinicius, Casemiro, Ramos, history and more.

Real Madrid CF v Getafe CF - La Liga Photo by Angel Martinez/Getty Images

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

Part One (Castilla Corner with Sam Sharpe, Kristofer McCormack, and Ruben Skjerping)

  • Martin Odegaard returning
  • The UEFA Youth League match v Juventus
  • Promising talents in the squad
  • Fran Garcia to Osasuna and other transfer rumours
  • Castilla’s role at Real Madrid next season
  • The quiet around Reinier Jesus
  • Promising talents coming into the U-19
  • Real Madrid Femenino youth academy

Part Two (Mailbag with Kiyan Sobhani and Lucas Navarrete)

  • Which former legends would struggle if they played football now?
  • Was Eden Hazard a bag signing?
  • Reflecting on the decision, in the moment, not to wait and sign Hazard for free
  • Why didn’t Zidane make adjustments sooner against Manchester City?
  • Does Real Madrid actually back Zidane?
  • Is Casemiro’s liability on the ball worth everything else he brings?
  • The mood in Valencia
  • Should we be more critical of Sergio Ramos?
  • And more.

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Hosts this week:

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

Lucas Navarrete (@LucasNavarreteM)

Sam Sharpe (@CastillaStats)

Kristofer McCormack (@K_mc06)

Ruben Skjerping (@RubenPMN)