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Managing Madrid Podcast: Real Madrid Season Preview; Las Blancas Podcast; Journalism Corner

Kiyan Sobhani and Euan McTear preview the season, and the Las Blancas crew go through a mailbag!

“Urubu” Madrid Premiere Photo by Pablo Cuadra/Getty Images

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

Part One (Season Preview with Kiyan Sobhani and Euan McTear)

  • Will Kubo get significant minutes with Villarreal?
  • What do Real Madrid need to fix heading into next season?
  • Can Eden Hazard and Luka Jovic be more significant?
  • Is Eden Hazard’s issue a recurring one?
  • Is Jovic better off being loaned? How many minutes does he get if he stays?
  • Real Madrid’s profit this season
  • Banana peels on the schedule
  • Predictions for: Unsung Hero, MIP, MVP
  • FFP discussion
  • And more

Part Two — 55:05 — (Las Blancas Mailbag with Jess Houwen, Grant Little, Om Arvind)

  • Breakdown of the RM Femenino youth structure
  • Address Toña rumors and whether she would be better equipped to coach the team than Aznar
  • How Grant, Jess, and Om would promote Femenino
  • Which USWNT star we would want to play for RM Femenino
  • How long Aznar will last at RM
  • Grant rants about how the NWSL is NOT declining
  • Ariana Arias
  • Which is better for the team?: flat 4-4-2 or 4-4-2 diamond

Part Three — 2:09:12 — (Journalism Corner)

  • Kiyan talks about how you can put yourself in positions to get lucky.


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Hosts this week:

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

Om Arvind (@OmVAsports)

Grant Little (@grantlittle09)

Euan McTear (@emctear)

Jess Houwen (@jesshuh15)

Las Blancas (@Las_Blancas)