Real Madrid Announce US Pre-Season Tour Squad

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is carried by his players as they celebrate winning La Liga.

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Real Madrid have revealed their squad for the United States pre-season tour.

As per the club’s official website, Real have published a list of 26 players who will be a part of the pre-season tour and will play 4 friendly games in total – 3 in the International Champions Cup against Manchester United, Manchester City, and Barcelona.

The last game of the pre-season for the Whites would be against the MLS All-Stars side on 3rd August, and five days later, on the 8th August, Real would be facing Manchester United once again in the UEFA Super Cup.


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The squad leaving Spain consists of players from Madrid’s youth academy, viz. Achraf, Tejero, Quezada, and Luca Zidane from Castilla. However, star players including Sergio Ramos, Cristiano Ronaldo, Marco Asensio, Vallejo, and Marcos Llorente haven’t been called in order to give them appropriate rest-time.

Vallejo, Marcos Llorente, and Asensio were in Poland representing Spain in the U21 EURO Championship, and Cristiano Ronaldo was participating in the FIFA Confederations Cup. Sergio Ramos has been given an extension on his holiday to prepare and get fit for the UEFA Super Cup clash against Manchester United.

Real Madrid’s Squad For US Pre-Season Tour:

Goalkeepers: Navas, Casilla, Yáñez and Luca Zidane.
Defenders: Carvajal, Varane, Nacho, Marcelo, Theo, Danilo, Quezada, Tejero, Achraf and Manu Hernando.
Midfielders: Kroos, Casemiro, Modric, Isco, Kovacic, Óscar and Franchu.
Forwards: Benzema, Bale, Lucas Vázquez, Morata and Dani Gómez

 

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Written by Sidharth Jindal  

Sports fanatic with a passion for writing (predominantly football) and “Wants to live life to its fullest.” Writes about the Premier League on his personal blog.

 

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