Madrid-based sports newspaper As claims today that Real Madrid are going to watch closely Monaco’s matches against Valencia and Arsenal -today and tomorrow- hoping to find out whether Radamel Falcao has fully recovered from his knee injury.
The Colombian international will make his return after a six-month absence, and Los Blancos will keep an eye on his state of shape, in order to make a decision about a possible transfer.
“Watching for Falcao,” As titles. “His performances against Valencia and Arsenal will show how his knee is evolving,” they add.
Meanwhile, Marca’s main focus is on Los Merengues third pre-season match, against Manchester United. “Madness,” they title. “108.000 spectators will fill the stadium,” they explain.
The most sold Spanish newspaper points out “the match between the two giants with more fans in America will break records, having the highest audience in the US history.”
Marca also emphasizes Carlo Ancelotti’s words regarding the goalkeeping debate: “I will give Casillas minutes of play today because he will start in the Supercup.”
While most of the squad are still in the US, other players have arrived to Madrid after their holidays to start training. “James arrived and went to Valdebebas,” As highlights.