Real Madrid have one ‘doubt’ for Man City return leg as major Jude Bellingham concern raised

Carlo Ancelotti has a plan for changing the suspended Aurelien Tchouameni when Actual Madrid journey to Manchester Metropolis subsequent week, however he nonetheless has to choose between two various defenders.

Actual went into the primary leg of their Champions League quarter-final in opposition to Metropolis final night time with 4 key gamers susceptible to suspension ought to they obtain a yellow card, and bought off to the worst begin attainable as Tchouameni hacked down Jack Grealish within the first minute to earn a reserving and rule himself out of the second leg. To make issues worse, Bernardo Silva scored the ensuing free-kick, as the primary of six objectives in an exciting 3-3 draw.

Tchouameni, enjoying at centre-back, will miss subsequent Wednesday’s conflict on the Etihad, however Actual had been in a position to navigate the remainder of the sport with out Eduardo Camavinga, Vinicius Jr and Jude Bellingham incomes yellow playing cards, so they’re out there.

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And Ancelotti is aware of he’ll choose between considered one of Eder Militao or Nacho – however he’s but to determine on which one. “Now we have the choice of Nacho, of whom we all the time have faith, and Militao,” he stated.

In his post-match press convention, Ancelotti described the choice dilemma as his solely ‘doubt’ for the second leg, saying: “We’re going to exchange Tchouameni with Nacho or Militao. That’s the doubt. Now we have to judge what has occurred, however we’ve got to proceed on this line, play head to head like we did at the moment and see what occurs.”

Nevertheless, Ancelotti could have woken up on Wednesday to a serious report in Spanish newspaper SPORT, which claims figures at Actual are involved over Jude Bellingham’s health at this stage of the season, with fears that his electrical begin to life on the Bernabeu is catching up with him.

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