Champions League Final: Cristiano Ronaldo Fit to Play Against Atletico Madrid

Real Madrid F.C. coach Carlo Ancelotti has said that Cristiano Ronaldo has recovered from his muscular injuries. Concerns over Pepe and Karim Benzema's fitness persist however.

updated: May 24, 2014 10:43 IST
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Lisbon: Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti insisted Cristiano Ronaldo will start the Champions League final on his return to Lisbon on Saturday, but has worries over the fitness of Karim Benzema and Pepe.

Ronaldo has been plagued by muscular injuries over the past few weeks, but the World Player of the Year returned to training earlier in the week and will be joined by Gareth Bale in the Real attack. (Also read: Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid preview)

However, it is unclear whether the world's two most expensive players will be joined up front by Benzema as he and Pepe hadn't trained at all this week until taking part in a light session with their teammates on Friday evening.

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