Thu 15 September 2022 | 12:55

Ancelotti vows to rip his license apart if Valverde stop scoring goals

Scoring only one goal through 42 appearances last season, the Uruguayan midfielder has started the new season in decent form, already scoring three goals and providing two further assists in 7 appearances so far this season, with his Italian coach urging him to even add more.


Real Madrid

from Uruguayan side Penarol in 2016,

Federico Valverde

has spent the last 6 years with the team as he established himself as one of the key players on the

Champions League

-winning Los Blancos squad last season. Making a total of 133 appearances for the

La Liga

giants through the last 5 seasons, Valverde had contributed 5 goals and 8 assists.

However, the midfielder has started the new La Liga season in great form

scoring three goals in 7 appearances


Carlo Ancelotti

revealed that he has vowed to rip his coaching licence if the


doesen't score more than 10 goals this season as he saw Valverde scoring once again in his side's 2-0 victory over

RB Leipzig



The Italian coach told his post-match interview:

"What seemed strange to me was that he just scored once last season. I told him that if he was not able to score more than 10 goals, I’d have to rip up my coach’s license. He has a rock in his foot.”

Real Madrid

will be back in action this Sunday when they visit their arch-rivals,

Atletico Madrid,

in a crucial Madrid derby.



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