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Lewandowski: "I'm ready to play"

Robert Lewandowski says he's over the shoulder issue that saw him miss Bayern Munich's Champions League first leg with Real Madrid
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Lewandowski: "I'm ready to play"

Bayern Munich have touched down on Spanish soil ahead of their bid to turn around their Champions League quarter-final tie with Real Madrid on Tuesday.

The Bundesliga giants, who trail 2-1 from last week's first leg in Bavaria, landed in Madrid on Monday lunchtime and will train at the Bernabéu in the evening.

Bayern ace Lewandowski fires Real warning

And Robert Lewandowski will be among the Bayern players to step out for the session, with the Pole telling Bild before leaving Germany: "I'm ready to play".

Lewandowski says he's fully recovered from the shoulder issue that ruled him out of the opener, and is set to take on a Real defence depleted by injuries and with Sergio Ramos and Nacho a booking away from suspension.

Boateng and Hummels doubtful for Bayern

Meanwhile, defenders Jerome Boateng (thigh) and Mats Hummels (ankle) are fitness doubts for boss Carlo Ancelotti, who returns to the home of the club he coached from 2013 to 2015.

The Bayern players landed in Spain convinced they can overturn their first-leg deficit, with playmaker Thiago Alcántara tweeting: "Never give up".

Ancelotti, Lahm and Alonso to talk to media

Ancelotti will speak to the press at 18:30 alongside captain Philipp Lahm and ex-Real midfielder Xabi Alonso, before the German champions train at 19:00.


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