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Official: Real Madrid squad list for the US pre-season tour

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As Real Madrid get set to jet off to the United States of America for their pre-season camp, manager Carlo Ancelotti has announced the squad list that he will be taking along with him.

The Italian tactician has named a 25-man squad for the trip to the USA where Real Madrid are scheduled to play four friendly encounters against top teams across two weeks.

As one would expect, the entirety of the first-team squad has been named in the squad by Ancelotti, with the only exclusion being that of Dani Ceballos, who misses out due to injury.

All the new signings – Jude Bellingham, Fran Garcia, Joselu, and Arda Guler, are present in the squad, as is Brahim Diaz, who is back after a three-year loan stint away at AC Milan.

As far as youth players are concerned, Ancelotti has called up 18-year-old wonderkid Nico Paz, as was reported earlier this week, while goalkeepers Fran Gonzalez and Diego Pineiro also feature.

Interestingly, young striker Alvaro Rodriguez does not make the cut, along with Reinier Jesus, who is waiting to secure a loan exit from the club.

Real Madrid will play friendly encounters against AC Milan, Manchester United, Barcelona, and Juventus in preparations for the upcoming campaign.

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Multiple Real Madrid legends set to attend Kylian Mbappe’s presentation – report

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With the major international tournaments all wrapped up, Real Madrid fans can finally realize their dream of witnessing Kylian Mbappe take his first steps in the Santiago Bernabeu.

After much anticipation, the Frenchman’s signing was officially announced by the Merengues right after the UEFA Champions League final.

Now, the moment for his presentation is edging closer, and Real Madrid intends to make it a grand occasion befitting his talents.

Real Madrid have invited multiple legends

Indeed, according to Rodra several Real Madrid legends have been personally invited to attend Kylian Mbappe’s highly anticipated presentation at the Bernabeu tomorrow.

Their presence highlights the significance of this moment, celebrating the arrival of one of football’s brightest talents to the illustrious ranks of Real Madrid.

The player’s presentation, which is expected to be a huge event at Santiago Bernabeu on July 16th, was announced by the administration just under a week ago.

Mbappe will be presented as a Real Madrid player tomorrow. (Photo by Alex Grimm/Getty Images)

The 2018 World Cup winner is the first new recruit to be presented at the Santiago Bernabeu following complete renovations and thus the club aims to mark it as a special occasion.

In order to make it a memorable event, the Merengues have big plans for the presentation tomorrow.

Indeed, Mbappe will make a grand entrance at the Bernabeu, walking along a specially installed catwalk from the changing room exit to a stage set up at the North end of the stadium.

Full-house expected

All tickets for Kylian Mbappe’s presentation have been completely sold out, with not a single seat remaining, not even in the remotest corners of the venue.

Within just under 2 hours, all tickets for the event sold out, including the premium VIP seats. Priority was naturally given to club members and season ticket holders.

And now it appears some of the most iconic players from Real Madrid’s history will also be present to watch the event unfold.

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