« Real Madrid players trained on Tuesday at the Valdebebas sport centre in Madrid, ahead of the Champions League debut against FC Union Berlin.
Footage shows the team warming up, aiming to confront and challenge FC Union Berlin.
« The Champions League is always a special competition for us. We are going to play tomorrow’s game as something special », said Real Madrid head coach Carlo Ancelotti.
During his remarks, Ancelotti also stated that he considered Manchester City the favourite to win this year’s tournament.
Midfielder Eduardo Camavinga also spoke at the presser, saying that « playing in the Champions League with Real Madrid is something everyone wants, so when we start the Champions League I just want to win, win and win. I’m very excited to win the Champions League with Madrid ».
When he was asked about Mbappe’s potential move to Real Madrid, Camavinga said that « I haven’t spoken to him about whether he is coming to Madrid ».
The Champions League group’s stage debut match will be held at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium on Wednesday 20th, 18:45 GMT.
14-time Champions League winners, Real Madrid started a successful La Liga campaign with five consecutive victories. »