Seeds of doubt at Real Madrid

Plus: Barcelona at the Club World Cup and Valencia's big gamble

Updated: December 14, 2011, 3:22 PM ET
By Graham Hunter | Special to ESPN.com

It would be hypocritical of me now to try to talk in terms of Real Madrid president Florentino Perez being a man of football vision because, for a long time, I have tried to argue my firm point of view that he is a football myopic.

Madrid's Mr. Magoo.

But, just for a moment, let us embrace the ridiculous idea that I might be wrong. Let's imagine that Perez, who has every right to try to build a football club in whichever image he thinks is appropriate, spent the ...

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