'It's like he's been with us for a long time!' - Carlo Ancelotti amazed by 'outstanding' Jude Bellingham after Real Madrid debut heroics

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  • Ancelotti lauds Bellingham's remarkable debut performance
  • Bellingham scores on his La Liga debut
  • Manager amazed by Bellingham's quick integration

WHAT HAPPENED? In a stunning debut for Real Madrid, new summer signing, Jude Bellingham, showcased his exceptional skills and scored a goal from a corner against Athletic Club.

WHAT THEY SAID: “He’s outstanding. He has plenty of personality and has adapted very quickly to the team's system. It seems like he's been with us for a long time and he's a very talented player,” said Ancelotti.

THE BIGGER PICTURE: The former Birmingham City player joined Madrid from Borussia Dortmund this summer as the European giants reinforced their midfield. Los Blancos signed the Englishman on a six-year deal and paid a fee of €103 million that could rise up to €133 million with bonuses.

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WHAT NEXT FOR REAL MADRID? Ancelotti's side is set to face Almeria in their next La Liga fixture on the 18th of August.