Matteo Bonetti and John Carlin: Inter Preview and White Angels
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This episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast comes in two parts.

Part One (Matteo Bonetti of ESPN and Kiyan Sobhani preview the Inter game)

  • How surprising is Inter's season?
  • Antonio Conte's rigidity
  • How much of a difference will Romelu Lukaku make?
  • Inter's weak links
  • Achraf Hakimi vs Ferland Mendy
  • Arturo Vidal vs Real Madrid
  • Sandro Tonali
  • And more.

Part Two (Matt Wiltse interviews John Carlin on his Real Madrid book 'White Angels')

- Who was David Beckham as a man?

- Real Madrid’s negotiations for Beckham with Manchester United

- Jose Angel Sanchez phone call to Florentino

- Jose Angel Sanchez personality

- Why did Florentino and Jose Angel Sanchez trust John?

- Clubs catching on to the power of a brand

- Advice to Florentino when competing with clubs with unlimited financial resources

- Florentino’s adoration for Zidane

- Why has Zidane the coach been so successful?

- Favorite Real Madrid players’ to interview

- Florentino Perez’s personality

- And more.

John Carlin’s book on the Galatico era, White Angels, is a fun look back on the Galactico era and his exposure to the team, Florentino, and the club overall was second to none.

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