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It is match day!
Los Blancos face Sevilla today pursuing their first La Liga victory after the end of October. Even though Ramos trained with the team yesterday, he won’t be available. This is our squad list for the game:
✅ Our 20-man squad for the match against @SevillaFC_ENG!#SevillaFCRealMadrid | #HalaMadrid pic.twitter.com/E61SCecgHk— Real Madrid C.F. (@realmadriden) December 4, 2020
Apparently the problem of injuries won’t go away, as Marca and COPE reported that Mariano has a muscular discomfort in his left leg. He might be out for 2 weeks.
Recent rumors have linked Eduardo Camavinga with interest from Real Madrid. Now, the player is represented by Barnett, who is Bale’s agent. However, according to rumors, the relationship between Barnett and Florentino is great, despite recent issues regarding Bale and Zidane. In the end, this might make it easier for Camavinga to join Real Madrid. Barnett also represents many players in the club’s academy.
According to Bild, Zidane has contacted Dominik Szoboszlai, who plays for Red Bull Salzburg. The release clause for the midfielder is €25 million.
ICYMI: We need to talk about Antonio Blanco.
Check out the in depth article by Kristofer McCormack regarding the youth prospect whose been with the club since the age of 13.