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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
2 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
5 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
12 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
12 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
14 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
18 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
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Real Madrid's Ancelotti hits back at 'soft touch' criticism claims

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has hit back at criticism he is a "soft touch" and says winning three Champions League titles proves he is tough operator. Despite Real holding a two-point lead at the top of La Liga, Ancelotti has been criticised for their lull in form since the Christmas break and he has also been accused of being too soft on the players. "I have felt supported...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Ancelotti blasts Real Madrid players following thrashing vs. Atletico

Real Madrid head coach Carlo Ancelotti was critical of his side's attitude after they were thrashed 4-0 by city rivals Atletico, claiming they 'failed at everything'. Goals from Tiago and Saul Niguez gave the hosts a commanding half-time lead before Antoine Griezmann and Mario Mandzukic rounded off a famous victory. Madrid have now failed to beat Atletico in six meetings this season...
Via Fox Sports
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Carlo Ancelotti Takes Picture With Iconic ‘This Is Anfield’ Sign (Photo)

Carlo Ancelotti won’t soon forget the first time he took Real Madrid to Liverpool for a game at Anfield. Ancelotti, Real Madrid’s head coach, posed for a photo next to the iconic “This Is Anfield” sign at Liverpool’s venerable stadium. The Italian tactician used Twitter to share the photo with the world Tuesday. 'This is Anfield' It's an honour to play in a legendary...
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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