Ramos replaces Schuster at Real – your views

December 9, 2008

The Bernabeu axe has fallen again with Bernd Schuster sacked as Real Madrid coach and Juande Ramos coming in to replace him.

The writing had been on the wall for the German after Real’s sticky start to the season. Sunday’s 4-3 home defeat by Sevilla was compounded by Schuster’s comments that winning would be impossible in next weekend’s match at Barcelona.

Ramos must think he is in dreamland having landed one of club soccer’s top jobs only a few weeks after being chased out of struggling Tottenham Hotspur.

What do you make of Real’s move? Did they have any choice or have they again acted rashly? And what about Ramos? Things fell apart at Spurs but he was previously very successful with Sevilla.

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what ever barca is waiting for real madrid….whether shuster stays or not real madrid seson is done

Posted by trooper | Report as abusive

Even though Shuster should not have implied that he gave up on winning the league there was little he could have really done. The problem is with Calderon, it was he who spent the entire season chasing Ronaldo and losing Robinho and Baptista without any replacements. Ramos went out of ideas at White Hart Lane and I will be surprised if he does well at Madrid. I hope we are still playing in La Liga next season.

Posted by Karwolo | Report as abusive

well well here we go again, though i do not feel ramos is the right replacment, something had to be done, Real Madrid os to big a team to be playin this way and loosing like that.Ramos at Sevilla was a revelation but at spurs was a nightmare, lets see if he can finsh the season .Now is certainly not a good time for Real to be playing Barcelona .

Posted by damien charles | Report as abusive

It’s a sticking plaster on a gaping wound. Of course I wish Juande well, for the sake of the club, but the fact is that he is yet another idiosyncratic manager who may not do well in the media circus that is Real Madrid. You never know, however, and Sevilla were great to watch when he was in charge, but does Real have any players left? (it was confirmed yesterday that Diarra, like Van Nistelrooy, will miss the rest of the season).

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It don’t think it is a smart move of Real Madrid to sack Schuster, but he somehow begged for it with his comment about the upcoming match in Camp Nou.

Gomez has echoed my view as regrads Schuster’s defeatism. How can the players possibly have any faith in themselves if their coach doesn’t? However, Ramos may turn out to be just what the doctor ordered — next season.

Posted by Red Devil | Report as abusive

Real Madrid should have replaced Signor Calderon with another guy. Calderon is the main problem behind those slumps

Madrid is passing through tough period which do come.arsenal ve had several of this season but ve not axed wenger,so i believe calderon gat it all wrong.