Real Madrid name reported Chelsea aim Alvaro Morata in US squad

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Real Madrid have reliable their initial travelling celebration for their preseason preparations in a United States this summer, with reported Chelsea aim Alvaro Morata enclosed nonetheless bar captain Sergio Ramos staying behind for now.

Senior stars Gareth Bale, Toni Kroos, Marcelo, Isco and Karim Benzema were all on a craft along with Blancos coach Zinedine Zidane, as was Morata, who has been related with a £62 million pierce to join a Premier League champions after Manchester United finished their seductiveness in him.

James Rodriguez was absent, though, as he finished a loan pierce to Bayern Munich on Tuesday, while Cristiano Ronaldo is still on his summer mangle following his Confederations Cup commitments with Portugal and forward of a justice date in Spain.

Morata will get a glance of what competence have been as Madrid and United share a same preseason comforts in Los Angeles. Zidane’s side land in L.A. on Tuesday and, maybe awkwardly for Morata, will be training a stone’s chuck from United, who are also regulating a comforts during UCLA this summer.

Mourinho’s group have been during Drake Stadium given nearing in California, while Champions League winners Madrid will start training on Wednesday within 200 metres of United during a college’s North Athletic Field.

The La Liga and Champions League holders will sight forward of their International Champions Cup report in a U.S., including high-profile meetings with United (July 23) in Santa Clara, California; Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City (July 26) in Los Angeles; and Ernesto Valverde’s Barcelona (July 29) in Miami; as good a MLS All-Star diversion (Aug. 2) in Chicago.

Zinedine Zidane’s group are afterwards behind to Europe for another assembly with Mourinho’s United in a UEFA Super Cup in Skopje, Macedonia, on Aug. 8, afterwards dual some-more Clasicos against Barcelona in a Supercopa double-header a week before a La Liga deteriorate is scheduled, nonetheless not nonetheless confirmed, to start on Aug. 19.

A bar matter reliable the travelling celebration — with goalkeeper Luca Zidane among a 8 youngsters included.

“Real Madrid start a 2017-18 pre-season,” a matter said. “Twenty 6 players transport currently from a Spanish collateral to Los Angeles. During a United States tour, a Whites will come adult opposite Manchester United, Manchester City and Barcelona in a International Champions Cup, and an MLS All-Stars side in a friendly. Four matches to ready for a deteriorate full of new hurdles that will start on 8 Aug with a European Super Cup opposite Manchester United.”

The full Real Madrid squad:

Goalkeepers: Keylor Navas, Kiko Casilla, Ruben Yanez, Luca Zidane

Defenders: Dani Carvajal, Raphael Varane, Nacho, Marcelo, Theo Hernandez, Danilo, Luis Quezada, Alvaro Tejero, Achraf Hakimi, Manu Hernando

Midfielders: Toni Kroos, Casemiro, Luka Modric, Isco, Mateo Kovacic, Oscar, Franchu

Forwards: Karim Benzema, Gareth Bale, Lucas Vazquez, Alvaro Morata, Dani Gomez

Dermot Corrigan is a Madrid-based football author who covers La Liga and a Spain inhabitant group for ESPN FC. Follow him on Twitter @dermotmcorrigan

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