REAL MADRID fans need to be “patient” with midfielder Fede Valverde, according to his wife Mina Bonino.
Valverde has fallen out of favour under Ancelotti this seasonCredit: Getty
Bonino leapt to her husband’s defence on social mediaCredit: Instagram @minabonino
But since then Carlo Ancelotti has dropped him to the bench – meaning he has received just two league starts in 13 games.
And wife Bonino shared a video of her husband tearing it up in the middle of the park for his country.
One Real Madrid fan replied to the clip saying: “I see him play for his national team with a confidence that I don’t see him have at Madrid.
“Mina, make him understand that he has everything to break the door down, that he only needs to believe it.
“Real Madrid loves Fede and dreams of seeing him make history dressed in white.”
Bonino has accumulated 450.000 followers on InstagramCredit: Instagram @minabonino
Bonino insists Real Madrid fans need to be patient with ValverdeCredit: Instagram @minabonino
Bonino then responded to the Los Blancos supporter.
Speaking on Twitter, she said: “We more than anyone want him to succeed.
“But it’s not just belief. You have to respect time, right now he plays with the best centre midfielder in the world.
“It’s just being patient. The times put each player in his place.”
Valverde joined the Real Madrid set-up in 2016 from Uruguayan side Penarol.
He would make his first team debut in 2018 and has gone on to receive 127 appearances for the 13-time European champions, scoring six goals.
But competition remains rife at the Bernabeu and Valverde’s opportunities have dried up of late.
Ancelotti’s men currently sit top of the LaLiga table, four points clear of Sevilla.
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