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Time to raise the eyebrow once again. The race to the top of La Liga is well and truly on. Los Blancos need a win tonight to climb to pole position. Considering how good Girona have been this season it will be interesting to see what lineup Carlo goes with. God Speed, good luck and Hala Madrid.
Might this be a hint?
Ancelotti: "Rodrygo? I think he's been good. Of course everyone expected goals but he has helped. He has played all games so some rest might be good for him."— Managing Madrid (@managingmadrid) September 29, 2023
More Ancelotti Comments...
Ancelotti: "David Alaba? It's nothing serious, we will try to have him in the squad for Napoli."— Managing Madrid (@managingmadrid) September 29, 2023
️Ancelotti: "The international breaks are the problems. The players are tired and there's no time for recovery. We have players who will return on October 19 and we play vs Sevilla on the 21st. I hope their flights won't be late otherwise I'll tell them to join us in Sevilla."— Managing Madrid (@managingmadrid) September 29, 2023
Damned if they do, damned if they don’t.
Rather convenient to blame poor squad planning on players choosing to move on. On the one hand we talk about how we treat our legends and on the other we don’t want them to overstay. “You either die a hero or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain.” Mighty conundrum indeed.
Real Madrid had a clear plan regarding the 2023-24 squad but Karim Benzema "ruined" it.— Madrid Xtra (@MadridXtra) September 29, 2023
The club was counting on Benzema's departure to be in 2024, not 2023. The club didn't sign a great striker because all the budget had already gone to Bellingham. @marca pic.twitter.com/E3ZphJWxBV