Spanish Paper Talk: Real Madrid’s ‘Magician’ Returns As New Signing Settles In

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Moyes has never lost to Ancelotti before…

All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Spain as Real Madrid welcome back Isco and are preparing to make tactical changes against Real Sociedad.


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– The Lucas method. The Bernabeu waits for him today. The central midfielder works tactically with a personal ‘coaching’ company. Three coaches improve his well-being every day. The Brazilian will begin on the bench.

– Illarra will start, with Bale on the left. David Moyes has never lost against Carlo Ancelotti.

– Temporarily without Arda: Diego Simeone will do without the Turk and makes six changes for the visit of the surprising Eibar.

– ‘Match ball’ for Mou against Pellegrini: it could seal the Premier League.


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– Isco returns. The magician returns.

– Asier Illarramendi will start. Gareth Bale will abandon the right wing.

– Lucas Silva will get minutes.

– Koke and Godin return, Arda out. Atleti defend Simeone: “We won’t allow his reputation to be smeared”.

– Villar steps up the war: he won’t let La Liga journalists into Primera and Segunda stadiums.

– Winter market: La Primera spent €45m on 34 players.


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– The great plan.

– Luis Enrique’s first-choice players will get a lot less minutes than those at Madrid, Atleti and Chelsea.

– Sergio Busquets will sign until 2020.

– Watch out for the ‘submarine’: they’ve gone 18 games without losing.

– First examination for Los Blancos without Cristiano.

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