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Managing Madrid Podcast: Re-doing Real Madrid’s transfers; PLUS a devastating Castilla loss

Kiyan and Matt discuss what Real Madrid could’ve done differently since the summer of 2018 before Ruben and Hridyam break down Castilla’s brutal elimination.

Real Madrid Training Session And Press Conference - UEFA Champions League Final 2021/22 Photo by Harriet Lander/Copa/Getty Images





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

Part One: Re-doing Real Madrid’s transfer with Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Wiltse

  • Quick thoughts on Castilla loss
  • Raul Gonzalez’s mistakes
  • Standouts and poor performers
  • Zinedine Zidane’s quote about the evolution of football
  • Should Antonio Rudiger have been signed?
  • Should Alvaro Odriozola have been brought back from Fiorentina?
  • Was Reece James attainable last summer?
  • Should we have signed Mazraoui?
  • Should we have taken a gamble on Joao Cancelo?
  • Reflecting on the Martin Odegaard sale
  • A crazy exodus in 2020 - 2021
  • Should we have kept Achraf Hakimi?
  • Sergio Reguilon
  • The absolutely ridiculous summer of 2019 - 2020
  • Theo Hernandez
  • Cristiano Ronaldo
  • Gareth Bale
  • And so much more.

Part Two: Castilla Corner with Ruben Skjerping and Hridyam Arora

  • Explaining why Castilla were eliminated with a draw
  • The importance of conceding just before half time
  • Another Arribas tribute
  • Obrador’s fantastic first half
  • The number of free kicks without yellow cards
  • Álvaro’s performance
  • Óscar Aranda
  • How happy should we be with Raúl’s work?
  • What to expect from Castilla next season
  • Trying to look at the positives – are there any advantages to not being promoted?
  • And more.

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Hosts this week:

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

Matt Wiltse (@MattWiltse4)


Ruben Skjerping (@RubenPMN)

Hridyam Arora (@hridarora22)

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