Real Madrid will visit Celta de Vigo in LaLiga Santander. Casemiro did not appear in Carlo Ancelotti's call, who has everything ready to go to Manchester United ):quality(75)/cloudfront-us-east-1.images.arcpublishing.com/elcomercio/O66GJJBZRBHHRPCO3W7CNNQ5OU.jpg” media=”(max-width: 360px)”/>
Casemiro trained this Friday with Real Madrid. (Photo: EFE)
Only the official announcement is missing for Casemiro to be Manchester United's last-minute signing. In this context, with the player practically out, Real Madrid must continue and focus on the match of the second day of the Santander League against Celta de Vigo. Precisely, the call left another indication that the Brazilian is serious.
Carlo Ancelotti, who confirmed Casemiro's wish at a press conference, chose the players who will be at Balaídos. So, the midfielder of the Brazilian team was not considered among those who will travel to face the Galicians. This decision, to finalize the details related to the transfer to Old Trafford.
Without Casemiro, the Real Madrid midfielder for this contest is made up of the following names: Aurelien Tchouaméni, Luka Modric, Eduardo Camavinga, Federico Valverde, Dani Ceballos, Lucas Vázquez. There is another notorious absence: that of Toni Kroos, who was ruled out due to a flu process. In the same way, Rodrygo will not be for a muscular overload either.
What did Ancelotti say about Casemiro?
Before the visit to Vigo, the Madrid coach commented on what he had discussed with the midfielder. “It's a topic that I discussed with him this morning, he wants to try a new challenge, a new opportunity,” he said. Then, he made it clear that he and the institution will not hinder him from going to England.
“The club and I understand it, because Casemiro, for what he has done at this club and the person he is, we have to respect his wishes. Now there are negotiations at this time, nothing is official and he is still a Real Madrid player, but his will to leave it is clear. If they find an agreement, we have the resources to replace it”, he maintained.
According to press information in Spain, Manchester United will pay Real Madrid 60 million euros as a fixed amount for the signing. There are some variables for a figure of 10 'kilos' in the contract that they must sign shortly. It was also known that the former Sao Paulo will be in the “Theater of Dreams” until June 2027.
Real Madrid, the squad without Casemiro
Goalkeepers: Courtois, Lunin , Luis López.
Defenders: Dani Carvajal, Militão, Alaba, Jesús Vallejo, Nacho, Rüdiger and Mendy.
Midfielders: Tchouaméni, Luka Modric, Camavinga, Fede Valverde, Dani Ceballos, Lucas Vázquez.
Forwards: Hazard, Benzema, Marco Asensio, Vinícius and Mariano.
Without Casemiro, Real Madrid's call-up. (Photo: Real Madrid)