After three years of Jose Mourinho provoking a reaction from anyone he could during his time at Real Madrid, a relative calm has descended over the club in recent months since Carlo Ancelotti took charge.
Real Madrid's Italian coach Carlo Ancelotti (R) and his assistant Zinedine Zidane (L) of France in Los Angeles on August 3, 2013. The Italian coach has a number of difficult decisions to make ahead of the season.
The easy-going Italian's approach has so far been happily received by both the local press pack and the club's star-studded squad.
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