Top Real Madrid Star Dropped From Squad After Training Ground Bust-up With Zidane

Top Real Madrid Star Dropped From Squad After Training Ground Bust-up With Zidane

- Marcelo has been dropped from Real Madrid's game away to Granada in La Liga

- The 33-year-old and Zinedine Zidane were reported to have had a heated argument in training

- Los Blancos are five points behind Atletico Madrid and will not a win to put their title race back on track

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Marcelo's name was missing from Real Madrid's squad that will face Granada in a La Liga match after reportedly clashing with Zinedine Zidane in training, Mirror.

Los Blancos need maximum points to keep their title hopes alive after Atletico Madrid defeated Real Sociedad by 2-1.

Zidane's team sheet ahead of the Granada game was released and Marcelo's name was not on the list with Ferland Mendy out for the rest of the season.

Top Real Madrid star dropped from squad after training ground bust-up with Zidane
Marcelo dropped from Real Madrid squad for Granada match after training ground bust-up with Zidane. Photo by David S. Bustamante
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And Goal, claims the Brazilian's exclusion from the team was as a result of a training ground bust-up with manager Zidane.

It is understood that the 33-year-old is not happy with Zidane's selection and tactics which he feels has cost the team dearly in recent weeks.

Madrid was dumped out of the Champions League semi final by Chelsea and the club failed to win against Sevilla in their last La Liga outing.

Zidane and Marcelo were reported to have been involved in a heated argument during their preparation for the game against Granada.

The French boss has been linked with an emotional return to Juventus as Andrea Pirlo's job is currently hanging in the balance.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that European football governing body known as UEFA have launched a disciplinary probe into the failed Super League putting the likes of Real Madrid, Juventus and Barcelona in serious trouble.

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Aleksander Ceferin who is the president of UEFA is said to be livid with these three clubs based on the fact that they were the architects of the proposed Super League.

They now face two-year ban each from playing in the Champions League unless they dissolve totally from their intention to form another competition.

Football fraternities in the world were stunned last month when the news of the proposed Super League came on board with some Premier League sides also showing interest.

Source: Legit

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