Bellingham trains alone but assures fans: I'll be at El Clasico

Bellingham trains alone but assures fans: I'll be at El Clasico


Real Madrid resume training on Thursday, with Yoder Bellingham's fitness in the spotlight.

The Englishman, who limped off against Braga, has not trained with the team but is working with physios at the training ground to rehabilitate the adductor strain he suffered.

It was an injury that struck at the worst possible moment, with Real facing Barcelona in El Clasico three days later.

Carlo Ancelotti optimistic about Bellingham's availability

The club's leading scorer is scheduled to start working with the team on Friday morning and will have no problem breaking into the starting lineup.

Bellingham insists he will play in El Clasico

This was admitted by the player himself in an interview with TVE.

"I'll go to El Clasico," he announced with a smile in Spanish.

Bellingham has played 15 games and 1,530 minutes for club and country this season and will benefit from a sunny week that Real Madrid will enjoy, with Real Madrid not due to play again until November 5 following El Clasico. Contest.

During these eight days, Ancelotti, and more specifically Antonio Pintus, will add an extra layer to the fitness of Real Madrid's players ahead of the winter.

Guler and Ceballos still absent

Aside from the reassuring news Ancelotti received about Bellingham's fitness, the coach won't get much else from the medical team ahead of El Clasico.

The Italians will not make any other injured players available for the game against Barcelona.

Dani Ceballos is still recovering from a recent muscle injury, while Arda Guler, who has been working with the squad, continues to regain fitness after a chaotic pre-season.

Thibaut Courtois and Eder Militao will be unavailable for some time on the long-term absence.

Joselu, who missed the game against Braga due to the flu, has returned to training and is now fully recovered.

Ancelotti also brought Nacho back after serving a two-game ban for being sent off against Girona in La Liga.