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It seems that at the Bernabeau winning alone is not enough but the team has to win in style and it seems the top hierarchy at Real were not too pleased with the way his team played even though it was winning.
I feel for Capello who was taken aboard at Real with the aim of getting the title back to the Bernabeau and he managed to do that although with some late shows as I mentioned in an earlier post. But I also think he made a number of mistakes and one the biggest ones was not seeing the value of David Beckham to the team and declaring that he was never going to play for Real the moment he announced that he was going to the MLS club, Los Angeles Galaxy.
I also think he didn't treat Ronaldo well and did not get the best out of him and that resulted in him leaving for AC Milan where his has been re-ignited his career.
But having said that, Capello can walk tall having had two one season stints with Real and in both seasons managing to get the La Liga title.
Capello managed to get the team playing as a team and fighting for results soemthing which the previous coaches in the last three years failed to do.
Looking at his replacment, the fact that they want a younger manager seems to rule out Arsenal's manager Arsene Wenger which would be good news for the Gunner's supporters but the Getafe coach Bernd Schuster seems to have the job in the bag.
Whoever the takes the job will be under even more pressure because the team has just won a title.
I have said it before that Real don't allow players and coaches to establish a legacy...their world doesn't believe in continuity, sowing seeds and nurturing to get results.
Having been there before, he knew what he was up against...I also didn't like the way he handled the transfers of the old guard, his comments about players were like washing dirty linen in public and they were divisive, I'm not sure about his motivational skills....
He treated Ronaldo like a house at an auction party (come and get him now for I don't want him, for Beckham he wanted to bring him down causing him to fight to protect his name on the pitch)....what goes around comes around..
Remember earlier I wrote about how Real need every cent they can get because the league is not as profitable as the EPL.....no wonder nearly 50% of the top 20 money spinners are from the EPL .....