Modric: It’s a tremendous joy to see Ancelotti back

Sun 25 July 2021 | 7:28

The Real Madrid star hopes the Italian coach repeats his achievements at Santiago Bernabeu.

Carlo Ancelotti

returned to Real Madrid to replace Zinedine Zidane in his second spell at the Spanish side. The veteran manager, who won Real Madrid’s tenth Champions League title in 2014, is preparing his squad ahead of their next La Liga campaign.

Luka Modric

says he is happy to see his former boss coming back to the club.

“The first training sessions were very good, I am very happy to be back”,

Modric told


of his return from vacation.

“I have returned with great enthusiasm and want to work and do well this season."

Having renewed his contract with Real Madrid for another year, Modric cannot wait to start a new campaign under his old boss.

“I am very happy to see the coach again after a few years. It’s a tremendous joy.

“He is a great coach who had many successes in his first spell here and I hope he will also have them on his return.”

Real Madrid will play their first pre-season friendly against


on Sunday. The Blancos will start their 2021-22 campaign with a match against Alaves on August 15.

source: SportMob