Federico Valverde continues to score goals for Real Madrid. Coach Carlo Ancelotti is happy and hopes he doesn’t lose face for joking about him!
“If Valverde doesn’t score at least 10 goals this season, I will strip my coaching license,” joked Carlo Ancelotti. Brand at the start of the 2022/2023 Spanish League season.
Carlo Ancelotti’s words were not just an ordinary joke. Ancelotti transformed Federico Valverde from a central midfielder to a winger. The results, so far, are quite satisfactory.
Most recently, Federico Valverde scored in the win Real Madrid over the host Elche 3-0 on Thursday (20/10) early morning WIB. Valverde scored the first goal through a left footed kick from outside the penalty box.
Fede Valverde’s shot that led to a goal (Photo: Getty Images/Quality Sport Images)
Federico Valverde has scored six goals in 15 matches across all competitions. The details, five goals in the Spanish League and once in the Champions League.
Previously, Valverde needed 148 games at Real Madrid to score six goals!
Carlo Ancelotti is happy that Valverde continues to be sharp. The 24-year-old is believed to continue to be a mainstay to fill the position of Real Madrid’s winger.
“I took a risk when I talked about Valverde being able to score 10 goals. Hopefully he does it so I don’t lose face,” said Ancelotti.
“When you think about modern midfielders, you don’t have to go far, just look at Valverde at the moment,” he concluded.