Real Madrid: things are seriously tense in the Merengue locker room


By: Manu Tournoux

Leader of La Liga and in an ideal position to qualify for the quarter-finals of the Champions League, Real Madrid is still destined for a season crowned with trophies. At the heart of this success is Carlo Ancelotti’s ability to get the most out of a squad seriously affected by injuries. However, the Italian tactician also has to manage several delicate situations with some of his players. If Luka Modric seems destined to leave at the end of his contract, tension continues to rise between Ancelotti and star Arda Guler, unhappy with his playing time.

Furthermore, the relationship between the Italian and Nacho Fernandez is also “tense”according to The Athletic. Despite regained playing time with the injuries of Eder Militao, David Alaba and more recently Antonio Rudiger, the Spaniard does not consider himself fully integrated into the plan of the former PSG coach. A context which could also push him to leave Casa Blanca, he who sees his contract running until next June. While waiting for the arrival of Kylian Mbappé, Ancelotti will, in any case, have to manage several hot issues…

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