Real Madrid duo Cristiano Ronaldo and Sergio Ramos are expected to return to full training on Tuesday, after recovering from minor injury problems.
Ramos - who is yet to sign a new contract at the Santiago Bernabeu
following interest from Manchester United - missed Sunday's friendly at
Valerenga due to a knock he suffered against Bayern Munich in last
week's Audi Cup.
Ronaldo, meanwhile, picked up a back problem prior to the pre-season
tournament in Germany, thus ruling him out of the subsequent trip to
However, neither player was viewed as a doubt for the start of Real's
domestic campaign against Sporting Gijon on August 23 and both are now
set to join up with their team-mates for training on Tuesday having
worked on their fitness at Ciudad Real Madrid.
The pair could now feature in the Santiago Bernabeu Trophy against Galatasaray next Tuesday.