The Italian has to decide how to deal with the Brazilian, who doesn’t want to leave Real Madrid, and the Golden Boy candidate, who is interested in La Liga.
The future of Miguel Gutiérrez (Madrid, 2001) remains uncertain. Having confirmed since his debut with Real Madrid the good feelings accumulated since 2011 at La Fábrica, there are three open scenarios: to alternate between Castilla and the first team, to leave to find a first division club as soon as possible or stay with in the squad of Carlo Ancelotti.
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It is precisely the Italian who has the hot potato in his hands. Real Madrid know that Marcelo’s desire is to complete his contract, until 2022. They would prefer that not be the case, but his high salary and the status of the Brazilian legend, whose implication is no doubt , but not his performance, complicate the maneuvers around him.
For Miguel Gutiérrez, registered this Tuesday in the prestigious list of candidates for the Golden Boy, confidence is there. This was announced to him a few weeks ago by the leaders. This is why if Marcelo does not say goodbye, he will be tempted by all means that the full-back stays at Valdebebas with the reserve team. The footballer has shown over the course of the six matches (three starts, 314 minutes and one assist) that Zidane has granted him at the end of the 2020-21 season that he has the level to play in the top flight.
It would therefore be necessary to guarantee its continuity and that it be important in the first team during the 2021-2022 season. Miguel Gutiérrez is currently enjoying his vacation before the preseason arrives. During this period, crucial for the future, he will be able to speak with Ancelotti. Thus, he will be able to convince him not only that he has won a place, but that with his progress he aspires to end up fighting for the position with Ferland Mendy.
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The 2020 Youth League winner has learned patience over the past decade and now that it’s his time he’s looking not to rush, aware despite that it’s time to make the jump to the squad first. Many clubs have asked Real Madrid about him, as well as his agents.
In the summer of 2020, one of the top clubs launched into convincing him with a firm offer on 50% of his rights, rejected by the residents of the Santiago Bernabéu. In January, another tried his loan, but Raúl convinced him to hang on. Over the next few months, there might be a different outcome …