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Managing Madrid Podcast: Why fans are going to love Rudiger

Kiyan is joined by Jose to break down the greatness of Real Madrid’s new German signing

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This episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast is brought to you by Royal Sonesta Washington DC, where you should be booking your stay when you come to the live show we’re doing in DC!

On this episode, Kiyan Sobhani and Jose Perez discuss:

  • Antonio Rudiger’s best qualities
  • The requirements of a modern day center-back
  • Some surprising stats
  • Rudiger’s shooting and speed
  • His improvements under Thomas Tuchel
  • How much more will he be tested at Real Madrid?
  • Pros and cons of Eder Miltao and Rudiger together
  • Pros and cons of David Alaba and Rudiger together
  • Rudiger’s on-ball ability
  • His passes into the final third and his diagonal switch
  • His ball carrying
  • What is Alaba’s best position
  • Can Rudiger play rcb?
  • A discussion about how good Ferland Mendy is
  • 3-5-2 — how realistic is it?
  • A discussion on Eden Hazard and why we’re skeptical of his ‘comeback’
  • And more.

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Hosts this week:

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

Jose Perez (@jcperez_)