Although this one hasn’t held in the UCLA facilities in Los Angeles. It is the pre-season of sorts, but the gated keeps of the club’s training base in Madrid.

Real Madrid prepares at Valdebebas ground

Real Madrid begins their fifth week of training at Valdebebas ahead of the restart of the LaLiga season. Although this one hasn’t held in the UCLA facilities in Los Angeles. It is the pre-season of sorts, but the gated keeps of the club’s training base in Madrid. Zinedine Zidane’s team will also play their first game back inside the Valdebebas base since. On Sunday, Eibar visits Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano. After the weekend on Sunday and Monday, the composition of Real during the week will have five training sessions to prepare for their opening. Right from the start, there is little room for mistake, given that in the title race LaLiga Santander, it left to play only 33 points.

Barcelona also begins training with newly recovered Luis Suarez

Barcelona begins the race two points ahead of Los Blancos, in which players like Eden Hazard fit and ready for work now. Quique Setien also has a further increase in the form of a rehabilitated Luis Suarez, five months after knee surgery. This pre-season has been determined, first of all, by the strict security measures that were used in Valdebebas. Zidane’s team returned to the training base on May 11, 60 days after they were sent home from the complex after Trey Thompkins’ positive test for coronavirus. Fitness coach Gregory Dupont had to make a unique plan to prepare the first team to play 11 remaining LaLiga fixtures.

Even though most players returned to training in good shape after the lockdown. Dupont was instructed to build fitness and sharpness of the team before restarting the season. After Dupont, it was Zidane’s turn. The head coach was able to conduct group training sessions on June 1 for the first time in 81 days. Now Zidane has only five sessions left to finalize his squad before the Eibar visit and the ten matches that are coming after that. This week, it’s about keeping players fit and focused ahead of the final sprint.