Real Madrid lift the Champions League

Real Madrid promote Sergio Reguilon after Man United & Juventus

Real Madrid vs Man United & Juventus

In the past week Real Madrid have taken on Manchester United and Juventus in pre-season friendlies.

Man United beat the reigning Champions League holders 2-1.

Alexis Sanchez broke the deadlock in the 18th minute when he got on the end of Matteo Darmian’s cross to fire home.

Sanchez turned creator nine minutes later, as Alexis headed a pass from Juan Mata into the path of Ander Herrera.

Karim Benzema scored for Madrid.

Real Madrid bounced back with a victory against Juventus last weekend.

Gareth Bale scored once, while Marco Asensio bagged a brace.

Real Madrid promote Sergio Reguilon

One player who has attracted attention in recent days at Real Madrid is Sergio Reguilon.

Reguilon was a second half sub for Los Blancos in the Man United match.

It got better against Juventus, as Reguilon was one of just two Real Madrid players to play the 90 minutes against the Bianconeri.

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So who is Reguilon?

He’s a 21-year-old Spanish defender, who has been drafted into the Los Blancos team at left-back.

Reguilon has grown up in the Real Madrid academy, where he has played for all the youth groups. Reguilon has also been deployed as a left-winger in these teams.

Reguilon has also been loaned out to UD Logrones previously. In one match during his loan spell, Reguilon scored four goals in a 5-3 win over Athletic Bilbao B.

According to Spanish paper El Confidential, Julen Lopetegui believes Reguilon is the second best left-back at the club after Marcelo. Put another way, Reguilon is above Theo Hernandez in the Madrid pecking order.

Reguilon has been linked with a possible loan move to Real Sociedad this summer, although Sociedad are baulking at paying the defender’s wages.

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