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It’s match day!
Today, Los Blancos face Celta (21:00 CET) at the Alfredo di Stefano. The club released the squad list for the game and, unfortunately, Ramos is not available for the game. Marca reported that he hasn’t trained with the group due to an 'indisposition and discomfort'.
This is the squad list for the game:
✅ Our 23-man squad for the match against @RCCeltaEN!#RealMadridCelta | #RMLiga pic.twitter.com/FsFlT5gKRU— Real Madrid C.F. (@realmadriden) January 1, 2021
Marca’s predicted line-up has Hazard and Nacho: Courtois, Carvajal, Varane, Nacho, Mendy; Casemiro, Kroos, Modric, Hazard, Asensio, Benzema.
Will Real Madrid sign Alaba?
We have reported frequently on the rumours between Alaba, who can be signed on a free transfer, and Real Madrid. Now, Marca said the club accelerates to make the deal happen as other clubs are also interested in the player. Alaba could sign a 4 year contract. Zidane approved the signing of Alaba.
ICYMI: Madrid Tidbits: Carvajal’s Response, Penalty Stats, and Modric’s Milestone.
Interesting article by C-Trick covering a few topics that haven’t been discussed in detail. Give it a read.