Digimagaz.com – Carlo Ancelotti expressed his satisfaction with the current Real Madrid squad, stating that it is already “complete” even without the addition of Kylian Mbappé. The remarks came after Madrid’s impressive 2-0 victory over Manchester United in a friendly match held at the AT&T Stadium in Houston.

In the game, Jude Bellingham, the club’s €103 million ($115m) summer signing, demonstrated his talent by opening the scoring with a composed finish, while another new acquisition, Joselu, added a second goal with a spectacular overhead kick.

Despite the departure of long-term No. 9 Karim Benzema and ongoing speculations surrounding Mbappé’s potential move to Madrid, Ancelotti remains confident in the quality and depth of his squad. The Italian coach has repeatedly expressed his contentment with the current lineup.

When asked specifically about the Mbappé transfer saga, Ancelotti gave a brief and straightforward response: “Next question.”

Madrid’s preseason tour in the United States has been successful thus far, with victories over AC Milan and Manchester United. The club has made several notable signings in addition to Bellingham and Joselu, including Arda Guler, Fran Garcia, and Brahim Diaz.

Regarding tactical formations, Ancelotti has been experimenting with a 4-4-2 setup, featuring Vinicius Junior and Rodrygo Goes as the front two. The coach praised their performances and highlighted the danger they pose to opponents with their dribbling abilities. The addition of Bellingham has also improved the team’s directness in transitions.

Meanwhile, the Mbappé situation remains unresolved, as he continues training with PSG’s reserves after being excluded from the club’s tour of Japan. Paris Saint-Germain is trying to pressure the French forward into either extending his contract or agreeing to a transfer before his contract expires.

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Despite the uncertainty, Ancelotti seems focused on preparing his squad for the upcoming LaLiga season. The team’s next friendly matches will be against Barcelona in Arlington, Texas, and Juventus in Orlando, Florida, before returning to Spain.

Barcelona midfielder Ilkay Gündogan expressed excitement about the potential competition with Mbappé and praised the French star’s quality. He acknowledged that facing players of such calibre requires the best performance from their opponents and anticipated thrilling Clásico matches in the future.

In conclusion, Real Madrid’s coach, Carlo Ancelotti, seems content with his squad and believes they are well-prepared for the challenges ahead, even if the highly speculated transfer of Kylian Mbappé does not materialize. The team’s performances in the preseason friendlies have shown promise, and they look forward to a competitive season in LaLiga.


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