The European Champions ready for the brand new season in North America and with out the companies of star striker Cristiano Ronaldo
Actual Madrid gained their third successive Champions League trophy towards Liverpool however are a membership who’ve been shaken with main modifications to their group – with supervisor Zinedine Zidane having resigned from his publish quickly after the European victory and star striker Cristiano Ronaldo leaving to Juventus in a big-money transfer .
Julen Lopetegui has taken the reigns of the European Champions forward of the brand new season and can look to enhance on the Spanish aspect’s league displaying after they completed third in La Liga – two locations behind winners Barcelona.
Contemporary off the again of an eventful World Cup, the place the likes of Luka Modric and Raphael Varane starred, Madrid have battled within the Worldwide Champions Cup (ICC) and can shut out their preparations towards native rivals Atletico Madrid within the UEFA Tremendous Cup.
Objective brings you a whole information to Actual Madrid’s 2018 pre-season tour in addition to dates, venues and all you should know concerning the preparations for the brand new marketing campaign.
Actual Madrid pre-season fixtures
*UEFA Tremendous Cup fixture.
Madrid acquired their pre-season began with a large fixture towards Manchester United on the Arduous Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida. In a gathering between managers of Actual Madrid new and previous – with Jose Mourinho’s aspect taking a 2-1 win over his former aspect and their new boss.
They then confronted off towards Juventus in Maryland in one other high-profile European conflict, with Los Blancos rolling to a 3-1 victory.
Lopetegui’s then confronted Roma in New Jersey to cap off their Stateside tour with a 2-1 win. Los Blancos concluded their pre-season preparations with a 3-1 win over AC Milan on the Santiago Bernabeu earlier than their first aggressive fixture towards Atletico Madrid in Estonia to contest the UEFA Tremendous Cup.
Actual Madrid 2018-19 squad numbers
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Actual Madrid 2018-19 switch exercise
Actual Madrid pocketed a €100 million (£88m/$117m) windfall following Ronaldo’s sensational transfer to Juventus, and they are going to be anticipated to dip into the switch window for an appropriate substitute earlier than it closes on August 31.
They’ve already been linked with the likes of Belgium duo Eden Hazard and lately needed to deny that they inquired concerning the companies of ex-Barcelona ahead Neymar .
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Mauro Icardi, Harry Kane, Kylian Mbappe and Robert Lewandowski have all been tentatively linked to the Blancos because the begin of the summer season, and attacking reinforcements are assured.
One long-rumoured goal who has landed in Madrid is former Atletico goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, who joined from Chelsea for €35m, with Mateo Kovacic , heading in the wrong way on a season-long mortgage.
Switch exercise in
|GK||Andriy Lunin||Zorya Luhansk||€8.5m|
|DF||Alvaro Odriozola||Actual Sociedad||€30m|
Switch exercise out
|DF||Achraf Hakimi||Borussia Dortmund (mortgage)||Free|
|MF||Mateo Kovacic||Chelsea (mortgage)||Swap|
|DF||Theo Hernandez||Actual Sociedad (mortgage)||Free|
Actual Madrid’s La Liga 2018-19 fixtures
|19/08/2018||17:30||Actual Madrid vs Getafe|
|26/08/2018||17:30||Girona vs Actual Madrid|
|02/09/2018||17:30||Actual Madrid vs Leganes|
|16/09/2018||17:30||Athletic Bilbao vs Actual Madrid|
|23/09/2018||17:30||Actual Madrid vs Espanyol|
|26/09/2018||17:30||Sevilla vs Actual Madrid|
|30/09/2018||17:30||Actual Madrid vs Atletico Madrid|
|07/10/2018||17:30||Alaves vs Actual Madrid|
|21/10/2018||17:30||Actual Madrid vs Levante|
|28/10/2018||17:30||Barcelona vs Actual Madrid|
|04/11/2018||17:30||Actual Madrid vs Actual Valladolid|
|11/11/2018||17:30||Celta Vigo vs Actual Madrid|
|25/11/2018||17:30||Eibar vs Actual Madrid|
|02/12/2018||17:30||Actual Madrid vs Valencia|
|09/12/2018||17:30||SD Huesca vs Actual Madrid|
|16/12/2018||17:30||Actual Madrid vs Rayo Vallecano|
|22/12/2018||17:30||Villarreal vs Actual Madrid|
|06/01/2019||17:30||Actual Madrid vs Actual Sociedad|
|13/01/2019||17:30||Actual Betis vs Actual Madrid|
|20/01/2019||17:30||Actual Madrid vs Sevilla|
|27/01/2019||17:30||Espanyol vs Actual Madrid|
|03/02/2019||17:30||Actual Madrid vs Alaves|
|10/02/2019||17:30||Atletico Madrid vs Actual Madrid|
|17/02/2019||17:30||Actual Madrid vs Girona|
|24/02/2019||17:30||Levante vs Actual Madrid|
|03/03/2019||17:30||Actual Madrid vs Barcelona|
|10/03/2019||17:30||Actual Valladolid vs Actual Madrid|
|17/03/2019||17:30||Actual Madrid vs Celta Vigo|
|31/03/2019||17:30||Actual Madrid vs SD Huesca|
|03/04/2019||17:30||Valencia vs Actual Madrid|
|07/04/2019||17:30||Actual Madrid vs Eibar|
|14/04/2019||17:30||Leganes vs Actual Madrid|
|24/04/2019||17:30||Actual Madrid vs Athletic Bilbao|
|28/04/2019||17:30||Getafe vs Actual Madrid|
|05/05/2019||17:30||Rayo Vallecano vs Actual Madrid|
|12/05/2019||17:30||Actual Madrid vs Villareal|
|19/05/2019||17:30||Actual Sociedad vs Actual Madrid|
|26/05/2019||17:30||Actual Madrid vs Actual Betis|