Zidane: Ronaldo will be fit for Champions League final

Champions League By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 08/05/2018


Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has confirmed that Cristiano Ronaldo will be fit for the Champions League showdown against Liverpool in Kiev.

Ronaldo sprained his ankle against Barcelona in the El-Clasico after trying to convert Karim Benzema pass from a close range when he collided with Gerard Pique and was forced out at the half-time at the Camp Nou on Sunday.

Isco and Dani Carvajal are also on the injury list but Zidane is confident that they will be fit before the final clash with the Anfield outfit on May 26,

"They are all going to arrive at the Champions League final," Zidane said.

"The worst is Cristiano because it's just happened, but he's fine.

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"Isco will train with us normally and Carvajal has a little way to go, but physically he is working well."

Real Madrid has three La Liga games to play before the Champions League finals and he is hopeful the Portuguese international will be back to face Villarreal in the final day of the La Liga.

"It's incredible that he's already walking after 48 hours," Zidane continued.

"That shows his ambition, his desire to want to play. It would be perfect if he was able to play against Villarreal.

Liverpool is also having some injury causalities with the likes of Joe Gomez ruled out of the clash and Alex  Oxlade- Chamberlain and Joel Matip are ruled out of the final, Emre Can remains a doubt due to a back injury.

Real Madrid will definitely have all their players fit before the final against the Red and Ronaldo will be expected to lead Los Blancos attack.