Ancelotti compares Bellingham to a former Ballon d’Or


By: Manu Tournoux

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti believes Jude Bellingham resembles a player he has had under his command at Milan in the past.

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti believes Alessandro Costacurta is right about his key Whites player Jude Bellingham.

The AC Milan icon recently compared Bellingham to his former teammate Kaka. A parallel that Ancelotti, ex coach of the Rossonerri, perfectly validates. “He’s right, Jude has something of Kaka… I agree.”

Ancelotti regrets the days before

While recognizing great talent in the English genius, Il Mister nevertheless emphasizes that today’s football lacks true ball aesthetes.

“Since Kaka’s time, the game has changed and the characteristics of those who play in attacking midfield have changed. Today, there is more physicality, whereas 20 years ago, there was more talent than power. Football has changed in this sense, the player has evolved, he is no longer a specialist who knows how to do many things.”

Bellingham will once again be able to show off its class this Wednesday during the return match of the Champions League round of 16 between Real and Leipzig.

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