Solari expects Benzema to return on Saturday

first_imgReal Madrid manager Santiago Solari has revealed he expects Karim Benzema to return to full fitness this weekend.Los Blancos were without Benzema, with the striker having fractured his finger in their 2-1 win at Real Betis in the LaLiga last Sunday.But Solari is hopeful that the former Olympique Lyonnais striker will be able to play when Madrid host Sevilla at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday.“It is a broken little finger,” he said of Benzema’s injury, according to Goal. “We hope to have him at the weekend, and next Wednesday, and the next weekend.”Marcelo takes a dig at Santiago Solari, he prefers Zidane Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – July 20, 2019 After a terrible year under Santiago Solari, Marcelo wasn’t nice to the Argentine coach and he obviously picked Zidane above him.Last season for Marcelo…Meanwhile, Solari insists there’s no rift between him and Isco following Madrid’s 1-0 loss to Leganes in the Copa Del Rey on Wednesday night.The Spain international played 68 minutes on a rare start under Solari, before getting withdrawn for Cristo Gonzalez.Isco completed 93 per cent of his passes against Mauricio Pellegrino’s men but wasted Madrid’s best chance to score with a weak effort in front of goal.Solari has regularly been asked about his apparent lack of faith in Isco but the former Madrid reserves coach insists he has no problems with the playmaker.“There is no problem, not at all,” Solari said of Isco.last_img

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