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. 

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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

Squad quantity Place Participant
1 GK Keylor Navas
2 DF Dani Carvajal
3 DF Jesus Vallejo
4 DF Sergio Ramos
5 DF Raphael Varane
6 DF Nacho
8 MF Toni Kroos
9 FW Karim Benzema
10 MF Luka Modric
11 FW Gareth Bale
12 DF Marcelo
13 GK Kiko Casilla
14 MF Casemiro
17 FW Lucas Vazquez
18 MF Marcos Llorente
19 DF Alvaro Odriozola
20 MF Marco Asensio
21 FW Borja Mayoral
22 MF Isco
24 MF Dani Ceballos
30 GK Luca Zidane
GK Andriy Lunin
FW Vinicius Junior
MF Martin Odegaard
DF Fabio Coentrao
MF Federico Valverde
FW Raul de Tomas
GK Thibaut Courtois

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.

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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

Place Participant Transferred from Price
GK Andriy Lunin Zorya Luhansk €8.5m
DF Alvaro Odriozola Actual Sociedad €30m
FW Vinicius Junior Flamengo €45m
GK Thibaut Courtois Chelsea €35m

Switch exercise out

Place Participant Transferred to Price
FW Cristiano Ronaldo Juventus €100m
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

Date Time (BST) Match
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
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