The infirmary of the Real Madrid is full. Right now there is even 13 first team players with various problems that would not be available to Ancelotti. The luck of the whites is that their next game is in 5 days, against Shakhtar Dontesk in Champions, and by then it is expected that have recovered a few.
One of the most anticipated returns, if not the most, is that of Ferland mendy. The Frenchman has a real ordeal with the injuries since last April. His last match was against him Barcelona (2-1), in a victory that put the Whites squarely in the fight for the title.
Then came the calf problems, which had him stopped until May. It was in that month that he was detected the most serious injury of which he has had, one knee ailment that knocked him out in the final stretch of last year and also he deprived of going to the Eurocup with the French team.
Everything indicated that Ferland could return in this league after the first national team break, at the beginning of September. However, there appeared a new muscle injury which has had it another month inactive. After miss 20 games with the whites and 8 with the national team, everything points to what will return this Tuesday.
It will be in the duel of Champions against Shakhtar Donetsk. A vital meeting for those of Ancelotti if they do not want to see your classification compromised for eighths, after bump suffered against him Sheriff Tiraspol on matchday 2 (1-2).
On the other hand, Mendy’s reappearance seems vital. The Real Madrid defense is in the picture. Neither Marcelo nor Praise will be available for that duel on the left side. Everything in one place, Kiev, and in front of a rival, the Shakhtar, where they have already fallen defeated clearly last year (2-0), Mendy will come to the rescue of Real Madrid in the precise moment.