Several press reports have revealed the Real Madrid star’s position on his participation in the Copa del Rey final against Osasuna.
Real Madrid reached the final after beating arch-rivals Barcelona in the semi-finals four goals to one on aggregate.
Alaba is back
Real Madrid trained for the first time since their 4-2 loss to Girona in Montilivi, David Alaba actually jumped onto the pitch to start his run, he did so with Ferland Mendy, although in the case of the Frenchman his presence in the Sevilla Stadium for cup final against Osasuna does not seem likely, the Austrian for his part is accelerating and everything seems to indicate that he could be available for Carlo Ancelotti in the duel against Osasuna and above all in the first leg of the Champions League semi-final against ” Manchester city”.
The defender complies with the deadlines given to him by the medical services after the discovery of his last injury: a small tear in the triceps muscle of his right leg, then they diagnosed him with two weeks of rest and it’s time.
Real Madrid’s defense against Haaland
The question of defense, therefore, begins to clear up ten days after the start of the two weeks in which Real Madrid will play an important part of their season: the cup final and the European struggle with the title contender, added the presence of Alaba against the City team after the defeat of Militao due to penalties in addition to Rüdiger’s continuation, it is possible to reconfigure this pair of centre-backs against a striker such as Norwegian Erling Haaland.
In addition to Alaba, Courtois and Benzema, who are absent on a trip to Girona, have been in the spotlight: the former continues to recover from gastroenteritis, continues to supply him with a vaccine, but expectations indicate that he will come for Saturday’s match against Almería. For his part, the striker has already trained with the rest of the teammates. On the team, although both Asensio and Modric have done concrete recovery work with the specialists, the last one to play against the Almería team is Ceballos, who has returned from suspension.
Real Madrid are second in La Liga with 65 points from 31 rounds, 11 points ahead of leaders Barcelona.