Real Madrid boss
“Dani is okay and the tests are positive”, the French manager, who was recently named Coach of the Year by FIFA, told Spanish news outlet Marca.
“He has been cycling today, he is healthy but there is a recovery process and we will have to see how that goes.”
It seems therefore that the Champions League trip to Wembley Stadium early next month to face Tottenham may come too soon for Carvajal, but one man who could made an appearance is former Spurs star Gareth Bale.
The Wales international picked up a calf injury during Los Blancos’ 3-1 European win over
“Gareth has been out on the pitch, he is on the verge of training with the team but still we cannot give a date for that”, the 45-year-old added.
Real have had an indifferent start to the campaign, already losing one and drawing two of their opening nine, certainly winnable, games.
The results have left them third in La Liga, five points behind league leaders Barcelona, however the Spanish capital side will be confident they can make up that gap when they are able to boast a fully-fit squad.