Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haland These are the two main objectives for the next season for Real Madrid, which also seems to have the French international midfielder on its agenda Aurélien Tchouaméni (AS Monaco). Except for a major surprise, the French crack will leave Paris Saint-Germain and will arrive in Madrid next summer with the letter of freedom at the end of the contract on June 30.
There are more doubts with Haaland. The young Norwegian striker has a contract with Borussia Dortmund until 2024. The German club has already taken over his departure this summer. In principle to Madrid, although also the Manchester City wants to get his services, putting on his table a dizzying offer of about 600,000 euros a week, which means about 31 million euros net per year, to make him the highest paid in the Premier League.
However, the Nordic crack, called to dominate world football in the next decade along with Mbappé, is crazy to wear the Real Madrid shirt. Money would not be his priority and he seems to be closer to LaLiga Santander than to the Premier League. In fact, digital freedom He already announced a month ago that Madrid achieved a preferential agreement last February to take over Haaland’s services, during a summit held in Monaco, where white representatives traveled to probe the signing of Tchouaméni, who is also closely followed by PSG.
Haaland and Mbappé, two dreams of Real Madrid who, as the days go by, seem closer to wearing the white shirt in the 2022/23 campaign. Now the question that many merengue fans ask themselves is: what will be the Carlo Ancelotti if the Norwegian and the French arrive? Provided, of course, that the Italian coach continues on the Madrid bench next season.
And it is that Karim Benzemawhich has a contract until June 2023, and Vinicius Junior They are key pieces of this Real Madrid —in fact, both make up the fashionable couple in LaLiga Santander— and they will continue as starters in Ancelotti’s scheme, which last October, after the defeat against Espanyol in Cornellá and the day before of the Champions League match against Shakhtar Donetsk in Ukraine (0-5), said that Madrid “he has to play with 4-3-3“.
“In some moments of some games I have tried to defend with a 4-4-2, like against Espanyol, and it has not gone well. The idea I have now is very clear: this team has to play with a 4-3-3 , there is no other way. For this squad it is the best system”, pointed out the transalpine.
“For this template.” the hue of Carletto It was clear, because the squad would change with the arrival of Haaland and Mbappé, joining other strikers such as the aforementioned Vinicius and Benzema, in addition to Marco Asensio and Rodrygo Goeswhile the continuity of Mariano Díaz, Luka Jovic, Eden Hazard and Gareth Bale – this contract ends on June 30 – is not so clear.
Thus, Ancelotti will have to fit four attacking footballers in his starting eleven, with the challenge that the team does not suffer and leaves possibilities to the rivals. Despite everything, Ancelotti is convinced that he can field Mbappé, Haaland, Benzema and Vini together, which would mean having to play with another scheme. Possibly it would be a 4-2-3-1, with Haaland as a pure nine up, Benzema as playmaker, Mbappé on the right and Vinicius on the left. A drawing that would force one of the three to be sacrificed tenors in the center of the field, where currently Casemiro, Toni Kroos and Luka Modric seem untouchableIn addition to requiring a greater defensive sacrifice to forwards (especially Vinicius and Mbappé).
It should be remembered that Ancelotti He already managed to transform Real Madrid in the year of the Décima (2013/14 season) so that Gareth Bale, Ángel Di María, Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema himself could play together upstairs.