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Archives: Carlo Ancelotti

Champions League glory more likely than La Liga title, says Carlo Ancelotti

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Real Madrid Training and Press Conference

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti says his side has a better chance of winning the Champions League than it has of winning La Liga this season. Earlier today, Barcelona opened up a five-point lead over Real Madrid on the league … Continue reading

Carlo Ancelotti expects to stay with Real Madrid and doesn’t want another goalkeeper

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Ancelotti

Carlo Ancelotti says he will remain in charge of Real Madrid next season and has never asked the club to sign another goalkeeper. Over the past few months, the futures of Ancelotti and Iker Casillas have been the subject of speculation with … Continue reading

Carlo Ancelotti can’t explain Real Madrid’s struggles against Atletico Madrid

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Ancelotti

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti can’t explain his side’s struggles against Atletico Madrid this season. To this point, the Madrid clubs have faced off against each other six times in all competitions, with Real failing to secure a victory over … Continue reading

Gareth Bale doubtful for Real Madrid’s match against Rayo Vallecano

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Bale

Gareth Bale is a doubt for Real Madrid’s match against Rayo Vallecano later today, after the Welshman picked up a knock to his right foot during training on Tuesday. The club’s medical staff will evaluate the extent of the injury … Continue reading

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti refuses to be drawn into ‘Isco or James’ debate

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has refused to be drawn into the growing debate over who should feature in his starting eleven, Isco or James Rodriguez. During the absence of Luka Modric, Isco performed well-above expectations and endeared himself to … Continue reading

Zinedine Zidane says he would coach Real Madrid if offered the job

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Zidane

Zinedine Zidane says he would coach Real Madrid if he was offered the job. However, the former France international went on to say the club already has a manager in charge who is doing a good job. In recent weeks, Zidane … Continue reading

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

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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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 … Continue reading

Carlo Ancelotti believes El Clasico will not be decisive towards title

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Ancelotti

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 … Continue reading

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

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Ancelotti

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 … Continue reading

Carlo Ancelotti values relationship with Real Madrid players over club president

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Ancelotti

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 … Continue reading

Veteran Real Madrid players rallying around Carlo Ancelotti

Posted on by Peter Quinn
RMFC

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 … Continue reading

Criticism of Real Madrid is justified says Carlo Ancelotti

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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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, … Continue reading

Zinedine Zidane could succeed Carlo Ancelotti at Real Madrid

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Zidane

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 … Continue reading

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

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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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 … Continue reading

Bale, Benzema and Ronaldo could cost Real Madrid the title

Posted on by Peter Quinn
BBC

The production of Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo has dropped off significantly since the start of the season. If the forwards’ current form continues, it will undoubtedly effect any chance Real Madrid has of winning the La Liga … Continue reading

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

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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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 … Continue reading

Real Madrid continuing to struggle against La Liga’s top clubs this season

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Ronaldo

Earlier this season, Real Madrid were running past opponents at a record pace, as Carlo Ancelotti’s side went on a 22-match winning streak in all competitions from October to December. But lately the Spanish giants have been dealt some adversity. … Continue reading

Luka Modric will not be in Real Madrid’s squad against Villarreal

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed midfielder Luka Modric will not be included in the match day squad against Villarreal on Sunday. Speaking at his pre-match press conference ahead of the league match, Ancelotti expressed that even though the … Continue reading