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Open Thread: September 21, 2021

Our Tuesday issue of the Daily Merengue!

Real Madrid Training Session Photo by Helios de la Rubia/Real Madrid via Getty Images

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No Time to Rest. Preparations begin for Mallorca.

Fixtures are coming thick and fast now with games every three days. Next up Mallorca on Wednesday night at the Bernabeu. The starters from the win at Mestalla underwent a recovery session out on the pitch and inside the facilities. The club put out a video of the session. One piece of good news is that Toni Kroos is back with the lads. He is expected to return after the international break.

Standing alone at the top of La liga.

With Atletico, Sevilla and Barcelona dropping points this weekend, Los Blancos are in sole possession of first place in the La Liga standings. Lets hope it continues that way till the end of the season.

Real Madrid have a right back problem and it’s time to do something about it.

Another season, another Dani Carvajal injury. This time it’s another month and possibly more as reported by Lucas. With no proper backup, it’s either Lucas Vazquez or Nacho deputizing in that spot. Both are not natural right backs and the club could be forced to sign a replacement as early as the winter transfer window. It’s really frustrating for Carvajal and our fans but something has to be done as the defender just can’t seem to stay injury free.

And the Real Madrid player of the month for August goes to...............Drum roll...........

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