Real Madrid managed to record three key points in a week, where both Atletico Madrid and Barcelona slipped to a 1–0 win over Real Vladimir. Europeans One went into the game with a massive injury crisis, but a header from Casemiro in the second half and enough to seal the result on the night.
As they prepare for their trip to Bergamo to face the persistence of Gian Piero Gasparini, here is a look at some of the latest Real Madrid news.
Blancos was hit with a massive injury as Karim Benzema was absent from the team
Real Madrid’s injury situation worsened as Karim Benzema looked set to take on Atalanta Bergamo in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League. The French veteran missed the Valladolid game with an injury and failed to recover in time for a round of 16 clashes in Italy, a major setback for Zinedine Zidan.
While Mariano Diaz is the best replacement for Benzema in the starting XI, Real Madrid are still left with 11 senior outfield players available for selection, as they did over the weekend for their LaLiga Santner fixture. Notable absentees include Sergio Ramos, Eden Hazard, Fede Valverde, and Dani Carvajal.
Real Madrid targets Renato Tapia as a long-term Casimiro replacement
Real Madrid, according to its report, is taking a step towards a possible long-term replacement of Casemiro for Celema Vigo star Renato Tapia. Peruvat has impressed with his performance for Celta and attracted the attention of Real Madrid, and at just 25 years old, he can remain in the club for a long time.
Tapia may also be a cheaper alternative to the priority target Eduardo Camavinga. French wunderkid is believed to be the first choice understanding and final replacement of Zinedine Zidan as Brazilian midfielder, but Camavinga’s agent claims his client could go for more than € 50m, allowing it to in the current climate Could be a tough deal for Real Madrid.
Vinicius Jr. rules out Real Madrid
Blancos denied rumors linking Real Madrid with a loan away from the club, saying he wants to stay together Whites ‘Forever’. Brazil transferred to the capital club for a staggering € 45m, but the club is yet to see him best, and he is regularly linked to moves with Arsenal and others from Liverpool.
Asked if there was any truth in the report suggesting that there could be a loan on the card, the Brazilian winger explained;
“No, I always want to be in Real Madrid, being with the best players, learning with the best players. I’m 20 years old, and it seems like I’ve been playing for many years, but I’m only beginning my career I’m in. I’m learning a lot from the players who come here, who play in my place. I want to stay in Real Madrid forever. “
In addition to the two Premier League clubs, Paris Saint-Germain has also reportedly monitored Vinicius. He Could potentially be used as part of a deal that could move Qian Maleppé to Santiago Bernabeu in the future.
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Published 22 February 2021 23:27 IST