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Don't Stop Believing: 29 December 2023

Friday Edition of the Daily Merengue

Real Madrid CF v Villarreal CF - LaLiga EA Sports

The Daily Merengue is a place where you can feel free to discuss all things football. Do not be alarmed by the overt RMCF bias. It’s in the name!

Shoutout to the mods who do a fantastic job, Valyrian Steel, Felipejack, Juninho, NeRObutBlanco and yours truly, Kung_Fu_Zizou

Deportivo Alaves v Real Madrid CF - LaLiga EA Sports

A Vote of Confidence

Talk around Kroos returning to Die Maanschaft has been getting louder. Kroos already changed his mind about retiring from club football and perhaps will do the same and return to international football for one last hoorah!

Korea Republic v Germany: Group F - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

Team Lunin for the Win?

One could make the argument that Lunin has earned the number 1 spot with his performances in Kepa's absence. The fact that Carlo has walked back his talk of Kepa being the number 1 is a testament to Lunin's performances.

Deportivo Alaves v Real Madrid CF - LaLiga EA Sports

Can Jude score 23 more goals?

Karim's last season was sketchy from a point of view of his impact on the team. This was largely due to a lack of rhythm and constant niggles throughout the season. But he finished really strong, most memorably with a hatrick at the Camp Nou.

If Real Madrid are to improve upon last season, Jude Bellingham will probably have to match Karim's numbers

Real Madrid Training Session

“Some will win, some will lose. Some are born to sing the blues. The movie never ends. It goes on and on and on and on..

Don't stop believing. Hold on to the feeling!”

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