Ancelotti: Real Madrid will not include deals in the January transfers
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti talked about facing Girona tomorrow, Sunday, in the 12th round of the Spanish League competition, at the “Santiago Bernabeu”.
The coach of Real Madrid said in the pre-match press conference about the winter Mercato, “We are not thinking about it, we are not interested. This team will continue until the end of the season. The team is good and enthusiastic. After the loss against Leipzig, we want to win. are available.”
The Real Madrid coach added, “The team has a great state of focus, and there is a World Cup nearby, but the players do not talk about it, I do not see a low mentality in this case, Madrid always never give up. It will be the same in these matches.”
On the participation of the star Karim Benzema, he said, “He will not be with us tomorrow, as he trained yesterday and was not a bit comfortable, we must take their feelings, he is not 100% ready.
On Barcelona’s exclusion from the Champions League, Ancelotti said, “I do not know if the exclusion will affect them, I know that they will be competitors until the end to win the league, and this is clear to me, there are times in a season when there are injuries.”
And about facing Girona, he said, “It is a team that plays well, they have the ball, they organize themselves well, it is not nonsense to say that we have to defend well, because they attack well.”
And when asked about Valverde, has he become the best in the world now? Ancelotti said, “I don’t know. He’s one of the best for sure. He showed such high quality. It’s surprising for the entire football world to see such a complete midfielder as Valverde.”
It is worth noting that Real Madrid leads the Spanish league standings this season, with 31 points, three points behind its traditional rival Barcelona, the runner-up with 28 points, while Girona comes in 18th place with 9 points.