On this Patron episode of the Managing Madrid podcast, Matt and Ruben discussed:
- Odds of Mbappe arriving this summer given latest developments
- What would be a fair transfer fee given the strength of Madrid’s position and the weakness in the PSG camp?
- Dressing room cohesion and chemistry — does that change when Modric, Kroos, Nacho, etc leave in a few years?
- How the Mbappe saga has morphed year after year and now the question is: does Madrid need Mbappe more or does Mbappe need Madrid more?
- Mbappe’s dream: Real Madrid or status
- Arda Guler’s surprise signing
- The benefit of never seeing a player in action before
- What message does Guler’s singing send to Sergio Arribas and Nico Paz, and the academy as a whole?
- Sergio Arribas praise — greatest Castilla player ever? Greatest impact at that level?
- Expectations for Arda Guler’s first season
- Ancelotti’s deal with Brazil — net-positive or net-negative?
- Can Ancelotti still potentially renew with Real Madrid?
- “Hot-Takes” for next season
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Hosts this week:
Matt Wiltse (@MattWiltse4)
Ruben Skjerping (@RubenPMN)