Real Madrid head coach Santiago Solari has confirmed that French striker Karim Benzema will return to the team’s line up. The Los Blancos are set to take on Sevilla in the La Liga on Saturday. Also Read - ATL vs RM Dream11 Team Prediction LaLiga Santander: Captain, Vice-captain, Fantasy Playing Tips, Predicted XIs For Today's Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid Football Match at Wanda Metropolitano 8:45 PM IST March 7 Sunday
Solari downplayed the hand injury the Frenchman has been struggling with, denying that he would undergo surgery to repair the fracture, reports Efe news. Also Read - Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid Live Stream La Liga in India: When And Where to Watch Atletico vs Real Live Streaming Madrid Derby Match Online And on TV
“He has a finger injury, but we don’t think that it’s a problem that will affect his career as a player, neither tomorrow nor on Wednesday,” Solari said during a press conference on the eve of Saturday’s game. Also Read - Lionel Messi Provides Brace of Assists as Barcelona Beat Osasuna 2-0 in La Liga
“He’s looked good in training and he’s in a good mood. We’re happy that he’s with us,” the Argentine coach added.
Solari praised the French player for his performance this season as well as his commitment to the Spanish club.
“Karim is our reference in the attacking line. He has had a great year at both the personal and sporting level,” Solari added.