Ancelotti 'satisfied' exact Madrid can win trophy this season

Carlo Ancelotti has mentioned he is “satisfied” that exact Madrid will win a important trophy this season, earlier than the membership take a selection on his future inside the summertime.

Madrid are chasing three competitions, going into Sunday’s LaLiga Clasico 9 factors behind leaders Barcelona, making ready to face Chelsea inside the Champions League quarterfinals and hoping to level out round a 1-zero first-leg deficit of their Copa del Rey semifinal with Barca.

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“it is an evaluation that the membership has to make, not me,” Ancelotti mentioned in a information convention on Saturday, when requested if he deserved the probability to proceed as Madrid coach. “I’ve mentioned many instances that i would hold right here for all times, however i really feel that is unattainable. it is a selection the membership will sort out the tip of the season, no matter occurs.”

One journalist recommended that Madrid’s extreme requirements demanded worthwhile both LaLiga, the Copa del Rey or the Champions League — having already landed the UEFA great Cup and the membership World Cup this season — to protect his job.

“guidelines change!” Ancelotti mentioned. “And unwritten guidelines too. however i am satisfied that we’ll win one factor this season, so as that is that.”

Sunday’s Clasico is the second of three conferences in 34 days between Madrid and Barca. The Catalan membership acquired here out on prime inside the Copa first leg on the Bernabeu, an Eder Militao personal objective giving them a 1-zero win, forward of the second leg at Camp Nou on April 5.

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“it is tough to say what recreation we’ll get [on Sunday],” Ancelotti added. “Barcelona defended pretty a bit in that recreation, as a consequence of they went forward. This recreation might be utterly different relying if we rating early, or they do… Tomorrow we’ll play attacking soccer, with out taking risks.”

the important factor duel in that Copa recreation noticed Barca defender Ronald Araujo — picked at proper-again — come out on prime in the direction of Vinicius Junior.

“it is true that it has been extra sturdy for him,” Ancelotti mentioned. “however Vinicius is usually Vinicius. His mobility might additionally assist him. i am fascinated about placing him on the becoming… clearly i am not being critical, however mobility is important.”


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