Real Madrid have been handed a double injury boost ahead of their Champions League semi-final clash with Premier League outfit Chelsea following the news that Ferland Mendy and club skipper Sergio Ramos are fit for the game.

France international Mendy and Spanish player Ramos both travelled with the Real Madrid squad for the second leg of their last four tie with West London giants Chelsea. France player Mendy has been out of action for some weeks, while Ramos has not played since the March international break.

Real Madrid boss heaps praise on the qualities of Paul Pogba

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has heaped praise on the qualities of midfielder Paul Pogba and suggested that the Manchester United midfielder would be welcome to join the club in the future. The France international recently revealed his dream of plying his trade for the European champions and reports have since constantly linked him with the Bernabeu giants.

In a report covered by BBC Sport, Zidane said that he is an admirer of the Frenchman’s abilities, given he is strong with both the offensive and defensive sides of his game. He added that he cannot comment on the speculation regarding the midfielder’s future but would welcome the chance to sign him in the future.