Madrid sports daily As claims today that Cristiano Ronaldo has decided to rest against Galatasaray due to the physical problems he suffered against Almeria, when he had to be substituted in the second half.
“Sidelined out of precaution,” PRISA’s newspaper titles. “The Portuguese has decided not to force against Galatasaray to prevent a serious injury,” they state.
As also brings to its front page the fact that “Xabi Alonso turns 32 years old today” being “one step closer to a contract renewal with Real Madrid.”
Meanwhile, the other main Madrid sports paper, Marca, puts its focus today on Los Blancos’ youngsters, comparing this generation with the famous Quinta del Buitre.
“The sons of the Buitre,” they title. “30 years later, Real Madrid gives birth to another superb generation,” Marca claims.
The Madrid daily states “Carvajal, Illarramendi, Isco, Casemiro, Jese and Morata have shown they are a real alternative to Los Merengues’ world-class stars.”
Marca highlight Carlo Ancelotti’s words about these youth players: “They are ready to play in this team,” he told the press.