Carlo Ancelotti spoke on Friday about the situation of Nacho. Little used despite his qualities, the defender is however not forgotten by his coach.
There are no longer a legion of football players who have devoted their careers to a single club. This is however the case of Nacho. Formed in the youth of Real Madrid, the central defender has never left the White House, but at thirty-three, he started asking questions. Not often used by Carlo Ancelotti, the native of Madrid is out of contract with his club. Having hinted that he was wondering if he was going to continue at Real, Nacho was entitled to a few words from his coach.
Carlo Ancelotti was present this Friday in front of the press, on the eve of the clash between Atlético de Madrid and his Real Madrid (6:30 p.m., 23rd day of La Liga). The Italian was questioned in particular about the situation and the moods of Nacho. ” I see him every day and I understand his discomfort because he went through times when he was not satisfied. But he never complained, he continued to suffer while showing professionalism. »
“Not here to make friends”
To show him his interest in him, Carlo Ancelotti was clear: ” When I needed him, he was always ready. This is how a player should act. I’m not here to make friends, only to help Real Madrid win. And I’m sad for my players when I see they’re not doing well. And by way of conclusion, Ancelotti gave a little information on the composition of his team against Atlético. ” Tomorrow, Nacho will play as a right-back.«