Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane appeared at the press conference prior to the duel with Espanyol. The Frenchman gave his opinion on injuries and made it clear that he is very happy coaching the club.
The unknown about Paul Pogba continues. The French footballer has not played a single minute with Manchester United since the 30th September and won't play this Saturday either, in the derby against Manchester City.
The Dutch midfielder has been linked to a number of clubs in the past few months, but it seems he has made his choice. Indeed, it seems Donny Van de Beek would prefer to play under Zinedine Zidane than Jose Mourinho.
After all the controversy surrounding the Spanish Supercopa being played in Saudi Arabia, things seem to have calmed down a bit, but there is still one problem: the players will have to face very different temperatures than what their bodies are currently used to.
Real Madrid completed their last training session after a mew plague of injuries. Marcelo, Eden Hazard, Marco Asensio, James Rodriguez and Lucas Vazquez were not in the session. while Gareth Bale practiced alone on the pitch.