The Austrian David Alaba, the Spanish star of Real Madrid, was unable to train on Monday, May 2, to increase the talk about the possibility of his absence from the upcoming match against Manchester City, which is scheduled for Wednesday, May 4, at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium, the stronghold of Real, in UEFA Champions League semi-final second leg.
The Austrian star was forced to leave the second half in the first leg against Manchester City last Tuesday (April 26), which was held at the “Al Ittihad” stadium, and ended with City winning 4-3, and after this match, Alaba also missed About the meeting that ended with the royal team’s 4-0 victory over Espanyol on Saturday (April 30) for the 34th round of the Spanish Football First Division Championship.
Nacho is a candidate to make up for the “possible” absence of David Alaba from the Real Madrid-Manchester City match
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti is expected to rely on Spaniard Nacho Fernandez, along with Brazilian Eder Militao in the heart of the defense, in the event Alaba is absent from the return match against Manchester City, according to what was reported by the Spanish newspaper “Marca” on Monday. (May 2).
In the event that Alaba’s absence from the Manchester City summit is confirmed, this will represent a painful blow to the royal, according to what observers have indicated; The Austrian is the second most participating player in terms of minutes with Real Madrid this season 2021-22, away from goalkeepers.
In addition to Alaba’s alternative, Ancelotti will need to choose a third name in the front line, next to the French Karim Benzema and the Brazilian Vinicius Junior, and according to reports, the Brazilian Rodrigo Goes and the Uruguayan Federico Valverde have the best luck to complete the triad of attackers against Manchester City.
It is noteworthy that Real Madrid was crowned on Saturday (April 30) the Spanish League title, and the team will need to beat Manchester City by more than one goal to reserve its place in the Champions League final, to be held on the grounds of the Stade de France in the French capital, Paris on 28 This May.
Summary of Manchester City’s victory over Real Madrid (4-3) in the Champions League semi-final first leg
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