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Martin Odegaard named in Real Madrid squad for Almeria clash
16-year-old midfielder Martin Odegaard who joined Real madrid from Stromsgodset in the January transfer window is set to make his official debut after Carlo Ancelotti included him in the squad for Wednesday’s la liga clash with Almeria at the Santiago bernabeu.
The Norwegian is not the only one called to train with the senior team as three of the castilla players have been named in the rooster but he is very optimistic he will make his way into the starting eleven against Almeria in the league match. Also read : Top 20 Richest Footballers in the World 2015
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has revealed that Martin Odegaard has been included in the squad for Wednesday’s La Liga encounter with Almeria at the Santiago Bernabeu.
“Odegaard, Mayoral and [Diego] Llorente are in the squad for the match against Almeria and could play,” Ancelotti said at a press conference. “Two of those three players will make the bench.
“We have a tough schedule and we have some difficult games coming up. We are confident we can cope with it, though, because apart from those who are injured, everybody is fresh and feeling well.
“We need the entire team, thats why they were called so we hope they will be very beneficial to us.”
Odegaard has made eight appearances for Madrid Castilla so far this season, scoring once in the process.
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