Madrid, Jan 8 (IANS) Midfielder Brahim Diaz on Tuesday completed his first practice with Real Madrid, a day after his presentation as the Spanish football giant’s newest acquisition.
The 19-year-old Spaniard has joined Madrid from England’s Manchester City on a six-and-half-year deal, reports Efe news.
Defenders Marcelo, Sergio Ramos and Jose Ignacio “Nacho” Fernandez Iglesias, and midfielders Francisco “Isco” Alarcon and Lucas Vazquez took part in the training led by Argentine coach Santiago Solari.
Meanwhile, midfielders Toni Kroos and Marco Asensio, as well as forwards Gareth Bale, Marcos Llorente and Mariano Diaz, remained sidelined due to their respective injuries.
Real Madrid, who is due to take on Leganes for a Copa del Rey round of 16 match-up on Wednesday, currently occupies the fifth place of La Liga table, 10 points behind leader Barcelona.