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Managing Madrid Podcast: Final take-aways from preseason

Matt Wiltse and Ruben Skjerping provide their conclusions from preseason as well as discussing the Mbappe transfer saga and Arribas’ move to Almeria.

Juventus v Real Madrid - Pre-Season Friendly Photo by Antonio Villalba/Real Madrid via Getty Images

On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Ruben Skjerping and Matt Wiltse discuss:

  • Over four game preseason performance, where does the diamond formation stand?
  • The effectiveness of the press — has it worked or is the transition defense too fragile?
  • Limiting Vinicius’s overall influence in exchange for more goals
  • Potential benefits of changing Vinicius’ position on the pitch
  • Who starts in midfield against Athletic Bilbao?
  • Debating the best combination of players for the diamond formation and ranking a top 4
  • Mbappe transfer saga — latest ongoings and expectations heading into the final weeks of August.
  • Sergio Arribas to Almeria

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Hosts this week:

Matt Wiltse (@MattWiltse4)

Ruben Skjerping (@RubenPMN)

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