Madrid, Dec 14 (IANS) Real Madrid held a training session on Friday, wrapping up preparations for the club’s final La Liga game of the year against Rayo Vallecano.
Argentine head coach Santiago Solari led the practice with the available first team players including midfielders Luka Modric of Croatia and Isco Alarcon of Spain as well as Brazilian forward Vinicius Junior, among others, reports Efe news.
At a press conference on the eve of the clash, Solari discussed doubts he had concerning his forward Welshman Gareth Bale’s availability for the upcoming match.
“We will see how he (Bale) is tomorrow and how his ankle has come on. We will speak to him and the medical team and make a decision,” Solari said.
La Liga Fourth-placed Real Madrid is set to take on 19th-placed Rayo Vallecano at Los Blancos’ home pitch Santiago Bernabeu stadium on Saturday, before flying to the United Arab Emirates capital Abu Dhabi to participate in the FIFA Club World Cup semi-finals scheduled to begin on Wednesday.