True Madrid head coach Julen Lopetegui wants his aspect to kick off their La Liga campaign with a convincing resolve after they entertain Getafe on the Santiago Bernabeu stadium on Sunday evening.
True Madrid’s 2-four defeat to Atletico Madrid in Wednesday’s European Supercup final has declare awe bells ringing after a summer which seen Zinedine Zidane step down as coach to discover replaced by the used Spain coach and Cristiano Ronaldo switch to signal for Juventus, experiences Xinhua recordsdata agency.
The one original faces up to now within the Madrid squad are upright abet Alvaro Odriozoloa and 18-year-feeble Brazilian winger Vinicius Jr, who modified into in truth signed a year ago. As a consequence the official-True Madrid press have spent the past 48 hours specializing in who the membership would possibly possibly signal sooner than the switch window shuts on the atomize of August.
Valencia striker Rodrigo, a used True Madrid B-crew participant, stands out as the favourite, but there will be no original arrivals sooner than Getafe talk about with the Bernabeu and Lopetegui will once again come all over to Marco Asensio, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema to comprise his assault on Sunday.
Bale and Benzema blended effectively for the Frenchman to realize on Wednesday, even if Bale ragged after halftime and Benzema tended to descend too deep. Meanwhile Asensio modified into sad now to not hit the target with numerous decent efforts.
Could well well aloof their fortunes exchange and Madrid resolve with ease, this can ease the stress on Lopetegui, while on the identical time making his prolonged bustle job more troublesome by persuading membership president Florentino Perez he would not must dip into the switch market again this summer.
The closure of the Italian switch market blueprint Croatian midfielder Luka Modric would possibly possibly now not be transferring to Inter Milan this summer and the Croatian will doubtlessly initiate on Sunday, while there’s a minute doubt over midfielder Casemiro who limped out of Wednesday’s sport.
Lopetegui’s most sharp resolution this weekend will be whether he continues with Keylor Navas in procedure or decides to give a debut to Belgian international Thibaut Courtois, who arrived from Chelsea a fortnight ago.
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