Sahin, recent signing of Real Madrid suffered on Tuesday a bruised left knee. After the magnetic resonance done yesterday at the UCLA Health System hospital, has been diagnosed with a Grade 1 sprain of the internal lateral ligament. It is not the same injured knee for which he did not end the last season at Borussia Dortmund.
Neither Xabi Alonso practiced with the team yesterday morning, although he was on the field. The Spanish player, who is dragging problems in a toenail, performed physical work apart from the template. He only ran for a few minutes. In the afternoon Xabi Alonso reappeared and worked at the same pace as his peers.
The players, exhausted by the demand for Mourinho, who plans to train about two hours per session,four daily, will return to work today in the morning of California.