Zidane calls on academy player for UCL clash against Juve

La Liga By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 09/04/2018


Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has called on academy player for the second leg clash against Juventus in the quarterfinals of the Champions League at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Miguel Baeza has been included in the first team, the Cordoba-born player plays in the attacking midfield position.

Baeza, 18 represented Real Madrid in the Under-16 and Under-17 and he was promoted to the Spanish capital Under-19 and he has been in fine form and he has impressed this season, having joined their academy six years ago.

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The attacking midfielder has been called upon to train with the first team players on several occasions when the majority of the stars left for national duties, the latest was during the international break as reported by Marca.

The teenager was seen posing for a photo with Karim Benzema, Luka Modric, Achraf Hakimi and several other Real players.

Real Madrid will entertain Juventus in the second leg of the leg of the Champions League quarter-final on Wednesday.