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Real Madrid squad to face Arandina in the Copa del Rey




As the anticipation builds for the pivotal round of 16 Copa del Rey clash against Arandina at El Montecillo (Saturday, 21:30 CET), Real Madrid, under the guidance of manager Carlo Ancelotti, has unveiled its carefully curated squad for this significant encounter.

The squad selection reflects Ancelotti’s strategic approach, balancing experienced players with emerging talents. This mix aims to demonstrate the team’s depth and versatility as they navigate the challenges of this crucial stage in the competition.

Real Madrid squad called up to face Arandina:

Goalkeepers: Andriy Lunin, Kepa Arrizabalaga, and Francisco.

Defenders: Dani Carvajal, Nacho Fernandez, Fran García, Antonio Rüdiger, Carrillo, and Tobias.

Midfielders: Jude Bellingham, Luka Modrić, Eduardo Camavinga, Federico Valverde, Dani Ceballos, Arda Güler, Mario Martín, and Nico Paz.

Forwards: Rodrygo Goes, Joselu, Brahim Diaz, and Álvaro.

Notably absent from the squad is Lucas Vazquez, who suffered a muscular injury during a training session, and his return hinges on further evaluations. Additionally, seasoned midfielders Toni Kroos and Aurelien Tchouameni, who missed today’s training, will also be absent from the squad.

This setback presents a challenge for Coach Carlo Ancelotti, particularly in the defensive sector, where the team has already grappled with various injury concerns.

This unforeseen setback poses a particular challenge for Coach Carlo Ancelotti, especially in the defensive sector, where the team has already encountered various injury concerns. However, the team’s resilience and adaptability will be put to the test as they strive to secure victory in this critical phase of the Copa del Rey campaign.

As Real Madrid confronts Arandina, Ancelotti’s tactical acumen will be crucial in overcoming the absence of key players and steering the team toward success. The clash not only signifies a crucial point in the Copa del Rey journey but also serves as a litmus test for Real Madrid’s depth and determination in pursuit of domestic and international glory.

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