French coach Zinedine Zidane, Real Madrid’s coach, has the most complete squad for the team in a long time. Tonight, the “royal” faces Chelsea in the second leg of the Champions League semi-final.
Zizo has restored the services of Marcelo, Sergio Ramos, Federico Valverde and Verland Mendy.
Real Madrid has suffered from absences in the last two months, as many influential players have been absent from the team for long periods.
Real Madrid needs positivity at Stamford Bridge tonight; Because he drew 1-1 with the “Blues” in the first leg, but Zidane will be able to count on many stars in the match.
While the injury of French defender Raphael Varane in the connective muscle against Osasuna in the Spanish League is a blow to Zidane, the French coach will restore Ramos’ services again for the first time since the end of last March.
Whether Ramos returns to the starting line-up – given his lack of competition in matches, this is another matter – Real Madrid has a solid defense partnership between Eder Militau and Nacho, who have performed well and strong in recent weeks, as they kept the team clean in front of Liverpool in the English stadium. Anfield in the quarter-finals.
Zidane will have other options in the left-back position, with Frenchman Mendy recovering from calf fatigue, which he suffered in mid-April, at a time when Marcelo was able to travel with the team.
The Brazilian defender was due to miss the match, after he was called to observe a local election.
But the Spanish channel “la sexta” confirmed that an elderly woman, apparently the second choice, volunteered for the electoral role, to occupy Marcelo’s place, which led to him being given the opportunity to travel to join the team before his trip to London.
Valverde joined the team’s list again, after he was absent from the Meringue ranks for two weeks after he tested positive for the Corona virus.