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Why being a Real Madrid homegrown player is difficult, explains Juventus’ Alvaro Morata

Alvaro Morata has discussed the difficulties of being a homegrown player for Real Madrid during an interview with the Spanish radio program Onda Cero. The Juventus striker left Madrid last summer after becoming frustrated with a lack of playing time in Spain and pointed a finger of blame at manager Carlo Ancelotti. Morata gained 34 caps for Spain at the youth level, helping the...
Via World Soccer Talk
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Raphael Varane determined to leave his mark with Real Madrid

Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane is determined to leave his mark within the team despite a lack of playing time under manager Carlo Ancelotti. The France international is preparing for tomorrow’s friendly against Brazil and is expected to start in Didier Deschamps starting eleven. Although the 21-year-old has been a regular with the French national team, he has struggled for...
Via World Soccer Talk
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin Odegaard preparing for Euro 2016 qualifier against Croatia

Martin Odegaard is training with the Norway national team ahead of this weekend’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Croatia. Despite not featuring for Real Madrid since his signing in January, Odegaard is expected to feature for Norway in Zagreb on Saturday. The 16-year-old prodigy already has three caps after making his international debut for Norway in August 2014. National team...
Via World Soccer Talk
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Real Madrid suspend club member for attacking cars, insulting players

Real Madrid have suspended a club member after Gareth Bale's car was one of a number attacked following the 2-1 El Clasico defeat in Barcelona. The world's most expensive footballer was heavily criticised for his performance on Sunday night after touching the ball just 13 times in the second half against the Catalans. Three men insulted players and struck at least one of their vehicles...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Real Madrid players confronted by angry supporters after El Clasico defeat

Real Madrid supporters have never been shy of voicing their displeasure when the team has failed to meet their high expectations. Over the past few weeks, manager Carlo Ancelotti and his players have been consistently jeered and whistled during home matches with the pinnacle of fan disapproval hitting its peak during Madrid’s 4-3 Champions League defeat to Schalke 04. Los Blancos...
Via World Soccer Talk
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlo Ancelotti believes El Clasico will not be decisive towards title

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti believes today’s El Clasico will not be the determining factor as to who will finish on top of La Liga at the end of the season. However, Ancelotti says the attitude of the players in the dressing room has been very serious during the build-up of the showdown against Barcelona. “[El Clasico] won’t be as decisive as the Champions League...
Via World Soccer Talk
7 days ago  |  Discuss

el Clasico preview: Barcelona-Real Madrid prepare to battle for honors of best team in world

When Barcelona and Real Madrid meet, the football world stops to observe the internal plots of the two biggest clubs in the world intertwining on the global stage. But when the latest El Clasico gets underway on Sunday night, the narratives on either side of the divide will represent polar opposites. La Liga’s top two have line-ups that feature highly in fantasy football teams...
Via World Soccer Talk
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pogba’s agent says Real Madrid throw away players like used towels

Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola has continued his verbal assault on Real Madrid by declaring the La Liga club buys players “like you buy a facecloth – and then throws them away like a facecloth.” Despite signing a contract extension with Juventus, Pogba has still been linked with a move away from the Serie A side. The France international extended his agreement with the...
Via World Soccer Talk
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlo Ancelotti reveals Real Madrid’s starting eleven for El Clasico

Following yesterday’s 2-0 victory over Levante, manager Carlo Ancelotti was clearly pleased and is now turning his full attention towards Sunday’s El Clasico showdown against Barcelona. While the performance on Sunday wasn’t perfect, Madrid did play with better movement up front, created more chances and were clearly looking to redeem themselves in front of their home fans...
Via World Soccer Talk
13 days ago  |  Discuss

What’s Wrong with Real Madrid?

Yesterday, Real Madrid ended somewhat of a slump that they endured by defeating relegation-threatened Levante 2–0 at the Santiago Bernabéu. No big accomplishment for a side of Real’s standing, but a rut-breaking win nonetheless. And while winning usually cures all ails, the Spanish giants still have plenty of questions to answer. The Madridistas have lost their foothold in...
Via The Sports Post
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Ancelotti praises 'motivated' Bale after Levante win, defends Ronaldo

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti praised a "motivated" Gareth Bale for both goals in Sunday's win over Levante but played down an apparent strop from Cristiano Ronaldo. Bale scored twice before half-time in a win that leaves Real one point behind Barcelona with two sides meeting next weekend in a vital Clasico. Criticized by Real fans following the midweek Champions League loss...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Barcelona vs Real Madrid: Carlo Ancelotti vs Luis Enrique

As two of the world’s top clubs, Madrid and Barça seek the best coaches for their hugely talented squads. If a team plays well, usually all the praise goes to the players first. Nevertheless, when things go bad, ... Read More
Via FutnSoccer
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlo Ancelotti values relationship with Real Madrid players over club president

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti says the relationship he has with his players is more important than the one with club president Florentino Perez. Ancelotti has recently come under-fire for his team’s poor run of form, with the criticism of the Italian boss hitting its peak earlier this week after Madrid were defeated at home by Schalke 04 in the Champions League. Although...
Via World Soccer Talk
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ancelotti: I am not too soft with the Real Madrid players

Carlo Ancelotti has insisted that he is not too soft with the Real Madrid players. The world and European champions have lost their place at the top of La Liga and merely scraped through to the quarter-final of the Champions League at the expense of Schalke. The drop in form has seen Ancelotti come under scrutiny, with speculation surrounding his future, but the coach maintains...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ferguson’s first choice to become next Manchester United boss?

Ferguson’s first choice to become next Manchester United boss? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com The pressure is mounting on the shoulders of Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal. However, irrespective of where United finish this season, it seems like his future is in no danger and that he will be given a transfer war-cheat next summer to sculpt the squad to his own taste...
Via Soccerlens
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Real Madrid president blames media for attempting to destabilize team

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez held an impromptu press conference today where he blamed the media for attempting to “destabilize” the club. Perez also went on to back his under-fire manager Carlo Ancelotti, while calling for fan support during his side’s “bad moment”. After weeks of heavy criticism, Perez apparently felt compelled to address the media after his...
Via World Soccer Talk
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Veteran Real Madrid players rallying around Carlo Ancelotti

Real Madrid’s veteran players are rallying around embattled manager Carlo Ancelotti. Ancelotti has come under heavy criticism from fans and the media in recent weeks. Madrid have battled adversity and poor form in recent months, after rattling off a 22-match winning streak in all competitions and being crowned world champions in December. Madrid’s recent performances have been...
Via World Soccer Talk
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Pepe jumps to defence of Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti

Real Madrid defender Pepe has rallied behind coach Carlo Ancelotti by defending the squad's work ethic and unity following a few below-par performances. Doubts over Ancelotti's future at the club have arisen after Tuesday's 4-3 home defeat to Schalke in the Champions League. The midweek result, which saw holders Real progress to the quarter-final stages with a 5-4 aggregate win,...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini ponders Napoli move

Chelsea were sent crashing out of the Champions League on an epic night mixed with ugly scenes. Carlo Ancelotti is heading for a Real Madrid exit - putting Manchester City on red alert. Vincent Kompany's blast at Manuel Pellegrini is evidence that the Chilean is losing his grip at Manchester City, says a club source. Radamel Falcao is heading for the exit at Manchester United. Southampton...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Criticism of Real Madrid is justified says Carlo Ancelotti

Speaking after his side’s 4-3 defeat to Schalke 04, Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti said recent criticism of himself and his players is justified. Real Madrid have been dealing with adversity since the start of the New Year. Lackluster performances, misfiring attackers, unrest in the dressing room and injures to key personnel have lead to Madrid seeing their four-point lead...
Via World Soccer Talk
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Zinedine Zidane could succeed Carlo Ancelotti at Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane is being lined up to be Carlo Ancelotti’s successor at Real Madrid, according to Sky Sports Spanish soccer expert Graham Hunter. Ancelotti has been under criticism for the past several months for failing to rotate his squad and being unable to find a solution to his team’s attacking problems. Although Madrid embarked on a record-breaking 22-match winning...
Via World Soccer Talk
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlo Ancelotti admits Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale 'has to improve'

Real Madrid head coach Carlo Ancelotti admits Gareth Bale "has to improve" but says it would be unfair to pick out the Welshman for criticism. Bale has been particularly poor in recent weeks and is currently on his longest goal drought since joining the La Liga giants from Tottenham 18 months ago having gone eight games without finding the net. Los Blancos have been overtaken by...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlo Ancelotti refuses to change Real Madrid’s lineup against Schalke

Carlo Ancelotti has stated he will not alter Real Madrid’s lineup for tomorrow’s UEFA Champions League Round of 16 second leg against Schalke 04, despite a string of recent poor performances. The lack of goals from Madrid’s attacking trio of Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo (BBC) has been noticeable since the start of the New Year. While acknowledging...
Via World Soccer Talk
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Ancelotti takes blame after Real Madrid's loss at Athletic Bilbao

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti believes his stellar strike force of Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema need to be more efficient in front of goal after the European champions slumped to a 1-0 defeat at Athletic Bilbao on Saturday. Ancelotti himself has come under some criticism for his inability to halt Madrid's slide in recent months after a 22-game winning streak...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Luka Modric returns to Real Madrid squad against Schalke 04; Odegaard ruled out

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed midfielder Luka Modric will be back in his squad against Schalke 04 next week, but went on to reveal that Norwegian wonderkid Martin Odegaard will not be named on the Champions League roster. Ancelotti has repeatedly stated Modric would return to the lineup in March – well before Real Madrid play Barcelona on March 22nd –...
Via World Soccer Talk
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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