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Seven players excluded from squad to face Cadiz
Vs Cadiz:— Madrid Xtra (@MadridXtra) November 24, 2023
❌️ Arda Güler
✅️ Rodrygo pic.twitter.com/TPqadS87WM
Carlo Ancelotti will be working on restructuring his lineup for upcoming games for the umpteenth time this season. The team has changed frequently because of injuries and tactical adjustments. Carlo still does not know what his best team is because he has not been able to give enough games to a preferred lineup. This means when January rolls around, he’ll still be figuring out his best approach to the big games.
The Man Manager
️ Xabi Alonso: “In terms of man management, Carlo Ancelotti is a master. When you talk about how you want to convince the players or how to get the players to have a good relationship with you, Ancelotti is the master of them all.” @diarioas pic.twitter.com/tb1LlBYIAO— Madrid Xtra (@MadridXtra) November 24, 2023
The only refrain more common than hearing about Carlo Ancelotti’s other-wordly man management is that the earth is round. Xabi is the latest player to repeat the notion that that Carlo is a great man manager.
Joselu to resolve the CF crisis
There’s no doubt Joselu provides a unique option which did not exist last season. He also doesn’t have the required profile to lead the line as a striker because he does not work as well outside the box. Signing him for another season or two guarantees depth and the unique option of a penalty box striker the team can use against the smaller teams with stubborn defences.