Vlog on the Pitch: Florentino’s new era at Real Madrid

June 1, 2009

Florentino Perez began his second spell as Real Madrid president on Monday and immediately signed up Zinedine Zidane and Jorge Valdano for the project.

Those appointments are all very well, but the question we all want answering is which players Florentino is going to bring in. Will he content himself with one major signing, a la Zidane, or will he, as some have speculated, sign basically a whole new team.

Click the video above to see Owen and myself discussing Real, and considering briefly what went wrong at Real Betis.

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If they’ve really learned from the mistakes of the past they won’t go out and buy a whole team. They should give the youth team players a chance and just buy a player or two to add a bit of glitz. Villa and Silva from Valencia would be my choice.

Posted by james | Report as abusive

with Manuel Pellegrini now definitely in charge, I can see player wanted to play for an old school guy like that.

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