Training | September 19, 2014
All fit players were involved in the last session before facing Depor. Pepe (muscle fatigue) stayed indoors.
Squad list | Coruña arrival | Autographs
Absences: Jesé, Khedira, Pepe (injury)
Ancelotti press conference
- Carvajal (hamstring) is fit to play; Pepe (muscle strain) wasn’t called up so Varane will start in his place.
- Illarra has the mister’s confidence; all he needs is time on the pitch.
- There will be more rotation coming up because there are a lot of games coming up in the next few weeks.
- Kroos and Ronaldo are in top condition; Bale and Modrić aren’t there yet.
- The club won a €20K lawsuit against TV3 for the hyena ad the channel ran last year; the club had filed a €6m claim.
- Benzema’s 1st brace came at the Riazor & his 1st goal came via Guti’s back heel.
- Chicharito interviewed by Claro Sports
- Mourinho admits he would return to RM; also discusses his relationship with Ronaldo
- Pérez would like to reduce the youth academy; also talked about James and the stadium renovation
- Marcelo wasn’t called up for Brazil’s Asia friendlies next month.
Kickoff vs Depor (A) is Saturday, 4 pm CEST | 10 am EDT.