Real Madrid head coach Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed that Belgian playmaker Eden Hazard will feature for the first time since September. In the home game against Cadiz on Sunday night.
This will be the first time the Belgian midfielder has featured in the starting XI since their 2-1 defeat to Scheriff in the Champions League on September 28.
Ancelotti says choosing Hazard has nothing to do with the Real Madrid struggling with a player in the squad contracting COVID-19. and must lack up to 6 team members
The Italian boss said before the upcoming game that “He will be real. But it wasn’t because the other players weren’t ready. he works well There was no change in his mind.”
For Hazard, who hasn’t played the full 90 minutes this season. He hasn’t started in La Liga since the 2-1 win over Valencia on September 19.
Ancelotti also added that “He kept the motivation. rehearsed very well and deserves to be on the field.”
Ancelotti said: ‘Modric is a little tired, he had fever (and) won’t play. We still need to evaluate his situation.’
The Italian also confirmed his assistant coach Davide, the seventh Covid case at the ufabet club, is ‘well and at home’.
He added that Benzema, who was still nursing a left leg muscle injury, is ‘feeling very well and will play’ on Sunday at Cadiz, who have had only two wins this season.
Real are eight points clear of second-placed Sevilla, who have a game in hand, and nine in front of Real Betis.