Athletic Club / Man City Preview; PLUS: Xabi's decision to stay at Leverkusen
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On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani, Siddharth Ramsundar, and Jose Perez discuss: Why this international break was the most unique in recent memory What makes Athletic Club so fun this season? Why are they so much better than last season? Athletic’s defensive line and ‘midfield renovation’ What Ernesto Valverde has done this season Underlying analytics that make Athletic scary The height of their defensive line Who starts in attack? Will Eder Militao get minutes? Revisiting what Real Madrid looked like in San Mames earlier this season The threat of the Williams brothers Manchester City vs Arsenal — pre-game thoughts Are Arsenal the best defensive team in the world? Florentino Perez asking for Rodrygo’s shirt Xabi Alonso’s decision to stay at Bayer Leverkusen and the dominoes of it Michael Edwards The Nacho renewal And more. Did you enjoy this podcast? Get a ton of bonus content exclusively on Join our Real Madrid Discord Channel: Managing Madrid is a hub for all Madridistas with updated news, op-eds, tactical analyses, artwork, and of course, podcasts. It also serves as a means for Real Madrid fans to connect and discuss the team. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce podcasts for you. The site is run by a small team that works tirelessly around the clock to make it into what it is today. Your contributions will allow us to continue to have a real and full-time presence in keeping this website, and it’s podcasts, going. Hosts this week: Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo) Siddharth Ramsundar (@AccSportstech) Jose Perez (@jcperez_) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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