Ronaldo Trains Alone Ahead of El Clasico
Cristiano Ronaldo didn’t train with his teammates this Thursday and even though he is expected to complete Friday’s training session with the rest of the squad right now his status for El Clasico against Barcelona is uncertain.
Again, Real Madrid have not published a medical report on the Portuguese star so it’s fair to assume that he will be in the team’s starting lineup on Saturday, even though he might not be 100% ready to play.
Ronaldo picked up some kind of minor injury during the FIFA Club World Cup Final against Gremio and that’s the reason why he’s been training away from the group all throughout the week.
Real Madrid need to beat Barcelona in order to cut their lead and Cristiano Ronaldo will be a crucial player for Los Blancos, so it makes sense for the coaching staff to make sure he’s as ready as he can be for that match.