November 30, 2022

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Real Madrid handed boost as Sergio Ramos and Ferland Mendy ‘are passed fit for Champions League’

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Real Madrid have received a huge boost ahead of their Champions League semi-final second leg against Chelsea, with captain Sergio Ramos and Ferland Mendy returning from injury.

The centre-back has only played three matches in over the last four months and it is unknown whether Zinedine Zidane will name Ramos in the starting side at Stamford Bridge.

Left-back Ferland Mendy is also set to return to the Madrid squad as he also resumed full training after suffering an injury in another huge boost for Zidane. 

The centre-back has only played three matches in over the last four months

The centre-back has only played three matches in over the last four months

Zidane is able to name Ramos for Champions League semi-final second leg vs Chelsea

Zidane is able to name Ramos for Champions League semi-final second leg vs Chelsea

Zinedine Zidane (right) and Real Madrid have a huge injury boost as Sergio Ramos (left) returns

Left-back Ferland Mendy is also set to return to the Madrid squad as he also resumed training

Left-back Ferland Mendy is also set to return to the Madrid squad as he also resumed training

Left-back Ferland Mendy is also set to return to the Madrid squad as he also resumed training

However, it isn’t all good news for the LaLiga giants as Raphael Varane – who would usually line up alongside Ramos in Madrid’s strongest set-up – has been ruled out after suffering a knock against Osasuna on Saturday.

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Midfielder Federico Valverde is also a doubt as it stands, as he waits to return a second negative covid-19 test before he can rejoin the Los Blancos squad.

Real Madrid have work to do in the tie if they are to reach another Champions League final after their 1-1 draw in the first leg at home.

Raphael Varane has been ruled out after suffering a knock against Osasuna on Saturday

Raphael Varane has been ruled out after suffering a knock against Osasuna on Saturday

Raphael Varane has been ruled out after suffering a knock against Osasuna on Saturday

Midfielder Federico Valverde is also a doubt as he waits for a second negative covid-19 test

Midfielder Federico Valverde is also a doubt as he waits for a second negative covid-19 test

Midfielder Federico Valverde is also a doubt as he waits for a second negative covid-19 test

Christian Pulisic opened the scoring for Thomas Tuchel’s side with a composed finish as he rounded goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois. 

Madrid striker Karim Benzema fired the hosts level with a wonderful strike to even the scoreline but Chelsea have the slight advantage thanks to the away goal. 

Zidane’s side also find themselves in the midst of a tight and tense title race in LaLiga with rivals Atletico Madrid and Barcelona with four matches remaining.

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