Ancelotti Addresses Tchouameni's Controversial Trip For NBA game

3. Aurelien Tchouameni – joined Real Madrid from AS Monaco for €80 million
3. Aurelien Tchouameni – joined Real Madrid from AS Monaco for €80 million

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has broken his silence on Aurelien Tchouameni's controversial trip to Paris to watch an NBA game while the team were playing in the Copa del Rey.

The French midfielder is currently out injured but was spotted in Paris attending the NBA game between the Chicago Bulls and Detroit Pistons on Thursday night.

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Tchouameni received a lot of backlash for the attending the game while Los Blancos were battling Villarreal in a Cope del Rey encounter, although he did release an apology on social media.

Ancelotti did admit the midfielder's actions were wrong, but reveals the incident is now behind them.

“He has made his apology public. I think he was wrong. He’s a young guy who’s been wrong once. It’s over," Ancelotti said, as per Football Espana.

Los Blancos came from behind to defeat Villarreal on Thursday, and he reveals they have learned their lesson from a disappointing first-half display.

“We have taken into account everything that happened against Villarreal. The reaction was very good, but we analysed the big mistakes of the first half," he added.

“We have evaluated everything. You can not train, only recover and watch videos so that mistakes are not repeated.”

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