Real Madrid has received a timely boost with the news that manager Carlo Ancelotti is on his way to Londo for tonight’s Champions League clash against Chelsea after testing negative for Covid.
The Laliga giants will be up against the Thomas Tuchel side in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-final where they were to fight without their tactician who missed from the sidelines for their game with Celta Vigo on Saturday.
All time Champions League knockout wins
Pep Guardiola — 29
Sir Alex Ferguson — 27
Jose Mourinho — 27
Carlo Ancelotti — 27#Pep #ReInventingTheGame pic.twitter.com/CQvj5yeyfR
— The Pep (@GuardiolaTweets) April 5, 2022
The club however confirmed that the Italian will be in the touchline for the Wednesday game after testing negative for Covid.
“Real Madrid CF announces that our coach Carlo Ancelotti has tested negative for COVID-19, so he will travel to London this morning to join the first team training camp,” the statement noted.
Carlo Ancelotti will be at Stamford Bridge tonight for #Chelsea vs Real Madrid after he tested negative this morning. He will now fly from Madrid to London.
— Absolute Chelsea (@AbsoluteChelsea) April 6, 2022
Los Blancos take on Thomas Tuchel’s side at Stamford Bridge with only 28,000 home fans allowed into the ground due to government sanctions.