« Real Madrid’s head coach Carlo Ancellotti during the press conference in Madrid, on Saturday, spoke about the upcoming derby with Atletico de Madrid.
Footage shows Real Madrid’s training session with Brazilian forward Vinicius Junior participating after recovering from the injury.
« Vinicius has joined the team since yesterday. He is in good condition and the injury is forgotten, he has trained very well today. He is going to be in the squad, then tomorrow we will see what role he is going to have for the game, » Ancelotti said.
He claimed there is a ‘zero risk’ to Brazilian striker’s health adding that the final evaluation of Vinicius’ condition will be made on the game day.
« It is a great opportunity because these games are special. The derby is always a special match. They are the teams from the capital, they are the two teams of a great quality, they have always been playing with great intensity, and they will continue to do so, » Ancelotti concluded.
Real Madrid and Atletico de Madrid face off in the first round of La Liga, the top division of the Spanish league, on Sunday at 9pm at the Civitas Metropolitan Stadium. »