Italian Carlo Ancelotti was introduced as the new coach of the Real Madrid this Wednesday in the press room of the sports city of the white club and repeated the promise he made in his first stage as a Madrid coach, "an offensive, spectacular and intense football" to reach titles.
"Thank you very much to Real Madrid, to the president (Florentino Pérez), José Ángel (Sánchez, CEO) and the entire board of directors. I am very happy to return to what feels like home and I am going to put all my energy to try to repeat what we achieved in the past, "he highlighted."I have very good memories of the two years I spent here, the titles, the relationship I had with everyone. We are going to repeat it in this new challenge, "he said in his first appearance before the press in his second stage at the head of the white team, after signing a contract for the next three seasons.
Ancelotti secured a colorful football as the shortest path to success: "I promise the same because the tradition, the history of this club, is to try to play offensive, spectacular and intense football." "I think football has changed in these five years, it is more intense and aggressive. Some rules have changed, but Real Madrid football has to be offensive and spectacular as the fans want," he stressed.
In addition, Ancelotti has spoken of the renewal of the captain Sergio Ramos, which is still in the air. When asked about whether he can project the team without the central defender, he commented that "No" he imagined a white team without himself as coach, "and it happened". “What I know is that Real Madrid, whatever it is, is going to compete in all the competitions it has with the best possible squad. Regarding Sergio Ramos, I have arrived now, I have to speak with the club and we will do so in the next few days. I did not imagine a Real Madrid without Carlo Ancelotti and it happened, we all have to accept it ”, he said in a telematic press conference.
“The clear thing is that Ramos is a very important player for Real Madrid, he has been fundamental for all the successes that the club has had. Let's talk to the player, I know he is talking about his renewal, but I don't know the details. When I know them I will be able to speak more openly ”, added the Italian on the situation of the Spanish central defender.
An Ancelotti who was a joker in his first press conference six years later and who, in addition to the case of Sergio Ramos, did not want to get wet about the preparation of the squad for next season. “The return was very fast, it has been done in days since Saturday and I have not had the time to talk with José Ángel about the future of the squad. I know a lot of players and I like to work with them again, and Ramos is one of these. What the squad is going to be we are going to see in the next few days ”, he commented.
A speech he kept when asked if he had asked the president for new faces Florentino Pérez: “I have seen little of the president, before we have only spoken for a while, it was all very fast until today and we have not had time to speak. Now we will start working to do the best for Real Madrid. I have thanked the president because being here is very important to me, ”he said.