Arda Turan: We’ll have to suffer

Arda Turan has warned his Atletico Madrid teammates that they will have to prepare mentally and physically to try and beat Real Madrid this week.

Atleti head into the Copa del Rey Final on Friday without a win over their city rivals in 14 years.

“To achieve our goal we will have to suffer. It will be a tough match. Mentally and physically, I see the team is preparing,” Arda told La Pregunta de Mahou this week.

“We will have to fight until the end and give everything on the field. It will be a game for us to win in 90 or 120 minutes.

“I’m happy, calm and prepared. Moreover, our fans will drive us from the stands. I believe that we will win.

“If we win the final, I will cut my hair…”

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