Fans angry as Ancelotti invests in Bellingham stock to rule out signing replacement for Vinicius

Jude Bellingham (L), Carlo Ancelotti (middle), and Vinicius (R). (Photo Credit: Reece_syndrome/X. Imago, and Pulse Sports -collage)

Fans angry as Ancelotti invests in Bellingham stock to rule out signing replacement for Vinicius

Izuchukwu Akawor 10:50 - 26.08.2023

Real Madrid's Carlo Ancelotti has angered Real Madrid fans with his latest comments on Vinicius Junior and Karim Benzema.

Real Madrid’s manager Carlo Ancelotti has been criticised following his recent statement on Brazilian forward Vinicius Junior.

Los Blancos saw a third consecutive win the LA LIGA EA SPORTS marred by a huge blow to star player Vinicius during the clash against Celta Vigo.

Real Madrid defeated their hosts 1-0 to up open a three-point lead at the top of the table on Friday night.

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Vinicius injury

Real came into the encounter hoping to build on their impressive start to the season which had seen them register two wins in two matches.

However, Los Blancos’ hope suffered a huge setback when Vinicius went to the ground holding on to his hamstring after trying to get on the end of a long ball.

Brazil and Real Madrid superstar Vinicius Jr has been one of Real Madrid's best players. (Photo Credit: Imago)

The Brazilian was eventually subbed off and replaced by new signing Joselu after just 18 minutes.

The injury to the 23-year-old is the latest frustration for Los Blancos and their bid to reclaim the league title from Barcelona.

Eder MIlitao and Thibaut Courtois are both out with ACL injuries. (Photo Credit: Imago)

Real has already lost experienced players like goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, and Eder Militao to injuries this season and Karim Benzema to a free transfer.

Ancelotti rules out replacements

While the LALIGA giants have already replaced Courtios following his anterior cruciate ligament damage, the manager of the side, Ancelotti, has ruled out the chances of signing more players.

Carlo Ancelotti says Real Madrid won't replacement Vinicius. (Photo Credit: Imago)

Chelsea’s Kepa Arrizabalaga has come in on a season-long loan but according to comments attributed to Ancelotti, Los Blancos are complete without Vinicius, Benzema and Courtios.

"Vinicius injury will not force us to sign players,” Ancelotti said per a post from Fabrizio Romano.

“The team is complete. We can win without Vinicius, Benzema, Courtois, Militão,” he added.

Karim Benzema is the current Ballon d'Or holder and plays for Al-Ittihad. (Photo Credit: Al-Ittihad/X)

"No signings? Our attack is complete. The numbers speak for themselves. We are scoring goals without Benzema and Vinicius.”

Joselu assisted man of the moment, Jude Bellingham, who scored the winner against Celta to give Real a third win of the season in as many matches.

Real Madrid now sit pretty at the top of the LALIGA table with nine points from a possible nine, three ahead of Rayo Vallecano and Valencia in second and third place respectively.

Fans react

Before the game against Celta, the Italian manager made it clear that Bellingham's ability had covered up for the absence of Benzema.

"Bellingham's arrival is believed to cover the absence of Karim Benzema.," he noted. "He is a serious, mature and high-quality lad. What he does is not surprising to us who know him."

However, Ancelotti's latest statements have not gone down well with Real Madrid fans, who took to Romano's post to make their feelings known

For the fans, Bellingham is the only player hitting the back of the net at the moment and they can sense danger if the club does not add more firepower. 

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