The Best this year

#Real Madrid under Zinedine Zidane have gone from strength to strength. The squad at his disposal is truly staggering.

The likes of James Rodriguez who undoubtedly lit up the 2014 World Cup, Mateo Kovacic, Lucas Vasquez, Danilo, Pepe, Alvaro Morata, Marco Asensio, and to some extent Isco were all used sparingly but effectively. When called upon they didn't let their manager down. Isco in particular this season really stood up in the absence of Gareth Bale. With reports linking the Spanish magician with a move away from the Bernabeu, there will be a list of top European clubs in the hunt for his signature.

Can Zidane keep his squad players happy next season? With some inevitable departures and potential big money signings, just look at Vinicius Junior already, some players will have to make way.

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Can Bale regain his starting position from Isco? There are rumours he may be on the move to Manchester United.

If you looked at the normal starting line up there's not too much you would change. Possibly the goalkeeper. Keylor Navas is a more than capable goalkeeper for Madrid but their admiration for David De Gea is clear for all to see. The Spanish first choice goalie would be a marquee signing this summer and would only increase Real Madrid's chances of being a dominant force at home and in Europe again.

Treble aspirations?

We haven't even touched on the likely recipient of the 2017 Balon D'or Cristiano #ronaldo. Although not his best season in terms of goals and assists, he has attained his first league title since the 2011-12 season in addition to the ever competitive Champions League.

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The real question is, can they go for the treble of Champions League trophies? In addition, do they have the motivation and desire to do it again? Of course they do. This is a team of serial winners. Ronaldo is the leader in that regard. He wants to play every game and win every trophy. If the players around him get in the way of that goal he'll let them know that. Zidane will surely want to add another to his already impressive yet short CV. I would love to see how he'd do in England. I'm sure Pep Guardiola would have some advice for him.

Depending on what happens in the transfer market this summer they may feel they have a chance. However, Bayern Munich, Barcelona, PSG, Juventus and the English powerhouses consisting of Manchester United, Chelsea, and Manchester City will have a say in that. Not to mention the likes of Liverpool, Tottenham, Dortmund, Monaco, Atletico Madrid, and Roma, who will all be looking to make a statement too.

Next year's competition is sure to be one of the most hotly anticipated. #Team To Beat