Real Madrid return to the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu to train

estadio Santiago Bernabéu

Real Madrid returned to the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu a day earlier than expected as they trained ahead of their LaLiga match against Celta Vigo.

The players took the holy turf for the first time in more than a year and a half, their last appearance on the pitch against Barcelona on March 1, 2020.

Head coach Carlo Ancelotti has decided to train ahead of their Sunday game at the Bernabeu so that the team can feel the place and the stadium before returning.

Training on the pitch is common before the Champions League reunion, but it seems to be a good idea given Madrid’s long absence from the field.

Carlo Ancelotti now has to make a decision on his 11th debut against Celta following the return of Luka Modric, Nacho and Marcelo from injury.

Florentino Perez welcomed the team to the stadium
Team president Florentino Perez welcomed players and staff to the Bernabeu stadium ahead of their training session on Saturday.

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