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Archives: Carlo Ancelotti

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Real Madrid finding their feet and grinding out results following derby defeat

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Real Madrid continued with their recent trend of grinding out results following the 4-0 derby day defeat to Atletico Madrid. Leading up to the match against their city rivals, the reigning European and world champions’ performances were dealing with adversity … Continue reading

Carlo Ancelotti not concerned by Real Madrid’s failure to renew his contract

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New Real Madrid coach Ancelotti holds a Real Madrid jersey as he poses with the club's President Perez during his official presentation at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid

In recent weeks, much has been made about Real Madrid’s failure to extend manager Carlo Ancelotti’s contract past June 2016. Stories have surfaced in the Spanish press stating that the second year boss will not be offered an extension if … Continue reading

Carlo Ancelotti targets March return for midfielder Luka Modric

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Speaking ahead of his side’s encounter with Almeria on Sunday, Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti informed the media he is targeting a March return for midfielder Luka Modric. The Croatia international returned to first-team training this week after being sidelined since … Continue reading

Carlo Ancelotti confident Real Madrid will return to previous heights

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Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti believes his team needs to start playing well again and is confident they will take steps towards improving recent performances this evening against Schalke 04. The Italian boss was speaking ahead of his side’s Champions … Continue reading

Martin Odegaard omitted from Real Madrid’s Champions League squad

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Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has selected his 20-man squad which will travel to Gelsenkirchen for the Champions League Round of 16 first-leg match against Schalke 04, and a surprise omission from the team is Norwegian teenager Martin Odegaard. Odegaard … Continue reading

Lucas Silva and Martin Odegaard preparing to make Real Madrid debuts

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Lucas Silva and Martin Odegaard are set to make their Real Madrid debuts during the club’s next two matches against Deportivo La Coruna and FC Shalke 04, respectively. The two midfielders were both signed during the January transfer window but neither … Continue reading