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Kylian Mbappe‘s transfer saga comes to a temporary halt as the summer transfer window is now closed. Rumors of Real Madrid wanting to sign Kylian Mbappe were eventually shut down by Carlo Ancelotti, who stated that his squad is 100% complete. When asked if he would take a salary cut to bring Mbappe to the club, the Italian manager replied that his salary reduction wouldn’t help the deal in any way.

In a recent press conference, Ancelotti said he trusts his new player from Germany to score many goals this season. He explains why and it seems, he has good reasons to believe it.

Not Kylian Mbappe but a midfielder is Ancelotti’s choice

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Kylian Mbappe is back in the PSG squad and wrecking teams yet again. Luis Enrique has found his talisman and the team is clicking well. Carlo Ancelotti is also happy with his squad, although he expects more from them. In a recent press conference, the Real Madrid gaffer said, “In terms of quality Bellingham doesn’t surprise us. What is surprising is that he has scored a lot of goals in every game. I think he can get to 15 goals without any problem because he did it last year with Dortmund.”

Ancelotti further added, “I think he stands out because he moves very well without the ball. That’s his greatest quality and he’s never lost it. On several occasions, he has broken lines inside the box. He’s a constant threat. That’s why he’s scored those goals.” Jude Bellingham was signed for $111 million and what a bargain has it been. Bellingham has now scored 5 goals in 4 matches in the 351 minutes he has played for the club. That’s one goal every 70 minutes!

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It’s just the start for Bellingham. Playing a more advanced role in Ancelotti’s team, he has been a constant threat to the opposition. Although he has joined Real Madrid, a video has resurfaced which shows him choosing Lionel Messi over Cristiano Ronaldo.

Jude Bellingham prefers Messi over Ronaldo

Real Madrid’s latest recruit has become the manager’s go-to choice instantly. Jude Bellingham has now equalized the long-standing record of Cristiano Ronaldo of scoring in 4 consecutive matches.

The Englishman has equaled the record with one goal more than the Portuguese soccer sensation. While he looks for more records to break, it might come as a surprise to fans that the 20-year-old.  prefers Lionel Messi over Cristiano Ronaldo.

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In an old video, the Real Madrid star can be seen choosing Lionel Messi as the all-time greatest player. When asked, “Who do you choose? Messi or Ronaldo?”. The ex-Dortmund player stated that it was Messi for him. He argues that one can watch the Argentine and think, ‘How does he do that?’ Every time you watch him, he does something where you just think he can’t be human!”

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Whoever Bellingham chooses, he looks destined to be named amongst them. His late goals against Celta Vigo and Getafe are the reason why Real Madrid fans can get a good night’s sleep. It will be exciting to see how things unfold this season at the Santiago Bernabeu.