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Champions League

Varane sweats, Solari sweating: no training for French defender

The centre-back has travelled to Amsterdam ahead of the Champions League clash against Ajax, but flu could mean he misses the first leg.

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Varane sweats, Solari sweating: no training for French defender
GIUSEPPE CACACEAFP

Santiago Solari is waiting for an update on the fitness of his central defender Raphaël Varane ahead of the Champions League first leg against Ajax.

Solari sweating on Varane

The Frenchman arrived with the rest of his teammates in Amsterdam full of the flu and his weak condition prevented him from training as normal in the Johan Cruyff ArenA. This was an unexpected setback for the Argentine coach, who will likely turn to Nacho if there is no significant improvement in the coming hours.

Contagious | Varane celebrates derby win with Ramos and Modric.
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Contagious | Varane celebrates derby win with Ramos and Modric.DIARIO AS

Varane will be under observation at the Hotel Okura, the team's accommodation for the trip, and his involvement will depend on how the player reacts during the night with suitable rest. On Wednesday, the decision will be made.

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