Carlo Ancelotti has been named head coach of Real Madrid at the end of June, but will have to wait almost 30 days until to start on the bench of the Los Blancos grouping.
Spain runners-up will play the first match in this summer on July 21 traveling away to an Enghlish team, Bournemouth. The British outfit confirmed the game in a statement on the club’s official website.
The match will start at 20:45 CET and will be the beginning of a long series of friendly matches for the Blancos. By 20 August, Real Madrid will play no less than 7 games in which the new manager will be able to try new formulas of the Real game, and among the tought opponents will be Olympique Lyon, PSG, Inter, Everton and Juventus .
Bournemouth is a team with history in the British football, the club was founded in 1890. However, they have never played in the Premier League, but at the end of last season managed to qualify in the second league in England.
The team has the equipment in red and black colours, similar to that of AC Milan, and the capacity of the stadium where will be played the friendly match with Real Madrid is of 10,700 seats.
Until this match definitely the Santiago Bernabeu grouping will make several top acquisitions on the transfer market. It is well known that one of the Real Madrid’s goals in this summer is a player who comes from England. It is the star of Tottenham, Gareth Bale, who could set a record price on the transfer market this summer.