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The awesome news is that Carvajal, Vini and Guler are all back today with the squad.
Real Madrid squad for Mallorca pic.twitter.com/GNsQNDojgW— Madrid Zone (@theMadridZone) January 2, 2024
The game today is earlier than usual, at 7:15 PM CET.
It looks like the reports were correct. Carlo confirmed that at the moment the club is not considering signing a CB. He said Nacho and Rüdiger are trusted and Tchouaméni and Carvajal can play as CB if needed.
More about the press-conference, including Carlo confirming he had contacts with Brazil NT, you can read in this article.
Romano tweeted about the CB situation:
Is he still thinking?
There is still silence from Mbappé's camp. It is not guaranteed at all that the player will make a decision now. It could take time. The silence from Mbappé's camp means they are still having internal discussions; his mother, lawyer and the player himself. No decision will be… pic.twitter.com/1DHWHJg9z7— Madrid Universal (@MadridUniversal) January 2, 2024
I can only hope Real Madrid have learned by the hard way and have really set the deadline until January. And if he doesn’t answer or is “still thinking”, just get out of the race and focus on other players, especially those interested to come here.