Hazard and Asensio returns to Madrid squad as Dest set to join Barca

Real Madrid forwards, Eden Hazard and Marco Asensio return to the Madrid squad ahead of the La-Liga clash against Valladolid. On the other side of Catalona, Segino Dest move to Barca subject to a medical today.

 Real Madrid forwards, Eden Hazard and Marco Asensio return to the Madrid squad ahead of the the La Liga clash against Valladolid. Dest to join Barcelona

Belgian forward, Eden Hazard has been in the wrong side of the headlines since joining Los Blancos in 2019. The 29-year old who returned to the squad earlier this season and deemed overweight and unfit to play for the second year in a row. However, he is set to be included in the La Liga clash against Real Valladolid tonight.

Marco Asensio who happens to be exempted from the team squad since the start of the season despite been back from injury and cleared to feature. Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane insists that these players will be fit and ready to return to the full squad tonight. However, he’d be weighing up his chances of keeping Hazard on the bench until he’s certain that he’s fully fit.

How Zidane will line-up his squad as Hazard returns

Despite the departure of Welsh winger Gareth Bale on loan to Spurs, squad depth is barely an issue with the Zidane side. Although, it is uncertain if Asensio will make the first team line-up as Zidane has few options at his disposal.

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Both players are yet to feature for Zidane’s squad this season and their return will be a welcome boost.

Real Madrid are set to face Real Valladolid tonight in Matchday day 3 of the LA Liga campaign. The Los Blancos are hoping of winning their second consecutive La Liga fixture. Real Madrid who got away with a win against Real Sociedad following a controversial penalty at the final minutes of the game. Los Blancos Captain, Sergio Ramos proves his class in putting the ball at the back from the spot.

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The La Liga Champions are hoping to kickstart the title retain challenge with the return of these key forwards.

Sergino Dest set to join Barcelona, medicals to be held today

 Real Madrid forwards, Eden Hazard and Marco Asensio return to the Madrid squad ahead of the the La Liga clash against Valladolid. Dest to join Barcelona
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Reports say that Sergino Dest is in Spain to have medicals ahead of a transfer move to Catalan giants, Barcelona. Barcelona who are seeking a replacement for Nelson Semedo at the Right-back position after his move to Wolves. The Blaugrana are currently certain that the deal with Ajax over right-back Sergino Dest will be announced in few days

Correspondents from Spain reports that the US international was spotted in Spain ahead of the medicals. Therefore, a sucesssful medical today is imminent to proceed with the signing of the prolific Ajax right back.

An official announcement from FCBarcelona is imminent is a few days as personal and transfer fee terms are already agreed upon.

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