MADRID - Real Madrid forward Cristiano
Ronaldo may not be fit for Tuesday's Champions League
quarter-final first leg at home to Tottenham Hotspur, Real coach
Jose Mourinho suggested on Friday.
The world's most expensive player, who has a leg muscle
strain, was left out of the squad for Saturday's La Liga game
against Sporting Gijon.
Asked at a news conference whether he would have risked
Ronaldo if they had been playing leaders Barcelona this weekend,
Mourinho said only that Ronaldo, striker Karim Benzema and
full-back Marcelo would be available again for Real's La Liga
game at Athletic Bilbao next weekend.
"They will only be able to play in Bilbao," the Portuguese
said. "That's the information I have from the medical
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