The Real Madrid and Zinedine Zidane they are in suspense for Toni
Kroos and Fede
Valverde, doubts for the quarter-final tie against him Liverpool and for the decisive Classic from Valdebebas after falling injured against him Celta Vigo in the day before the national team break. On the return to work of the white squad on Monday, both the German and the Uruguayan continued to work apart from their teammates to try to recover as soon as possible for the most important week of the entire season.
Kroos left the Germany camp after passing medical tests with his team due to a hip problem while the Uruguayan has muscle problems in his right leg. If they do not arrive in time to receive the Liverpool, Zinedine Zidane he will be obliged to improvise an emergency solution to repopulate his midfield. The only healthy players in the core are Casemiro, Modric and Isco, although the man from Malaga is playing a very discreet role this season.
The German player has raised the level again this season and, before the last mishap, he was being one of the most important and decisive footballers of the Real Madrid. The whole game of the team Zidane goes through his boots and his low seems very delicate if the Madrid does not want to be overwhelmed by the high pace of play that Liverpool will try to apply The former Bayern, with seven assists and two goals in his account, has 2,661 minutes played and is the sixth most employed outfield player by Zidane just behind Varane, Mendy, Modric, Casemiro and Benzema The absence of Valverde, who is having less prominence than the previous year due to his constant physical problems, It is also very problematic, since the Uruguayan is one of the most intense and highly deployed players of the entire squad.