Ancelotti closes the door on Mbappé: “With Vinicius and Rodrygo we don’t think of anyone else”


The Real Madrid coach, Carlo Ancelotti, responded to the new rumors about the possibility that Kylian Mbappé could finally arrive at the Santiago Bernabéu next season and He let it be known that he already has the strikers he needs to do his job.

In the preview of the match between Real Madrid and RB Leipzig corresponding to the second date of the Champions League, Ancelotti was asked about the controversy revealed this Monday about Mbappé’s contract with Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), which would end before the expected.

“We are excited about the lead we have, especially with the youngsters. Karim (Benzema) excites us a lot, but when a young man comes out he excites us even more. What Vinicius and Rodrygo are doing… We are not thinking of another at this time, there is no doubt. We are focused on this one”, pointed out the Italian.

Real Madrid focused on the Champions League

Regarding the second match of the Champions League, the ‘merengue’ coach declared that “RB Leipzig is an important match for group classification”remembering that they took the victory on the first day against Celtic in Glasgow 3-0.

“A team comes here that had problems at the beginning of the season, they did well in the last game against Borussia Dortmund. They have players with a lot of technical ability and speed. These are things that we have to evaluate. to set up a good match and win it”, highlighted Leipzig.

On the other hand, Carlo Ancelotti admitted that the Champions League is a competition to which he has a special affection. “I did not know that 25 years have passed since my premiere. This competition has given me a lot of happiness and, other times, some sadness. With my teams I have been very successful and the goal is to continue having it. We have a squad to keep fighting to achieve it. It is a competition in which you never know what is going to happen ”, he expressed.

Meanwhile, he referred to Marco Asensio’s reaction after not seeing minutes in the weekend’s game against Mallorca. “Now he cannot be considered a young man or a veteran. He must endure. The reaction to his anger has been good, he has trained well. There are two ways to react: train better or lower your arms. She has done well and has the opportunity to play this Wednesday ”, she declared.

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