Madrid waiting on Ronaldo fitness

Real Madrid will today discover if Cristiano Ronaldo will be fit to play this weekend against Athletic Bilbao.

The Portugal captain ended the midweek Champions League win over Ludogorets in discomfort after a blow to his Achilles.

AS reports Ronaldo was still struggling with the problem on Thursday but he was able to conduct gym work in an effort to ease the inflammation.

Ronaldo is said to be optimistic over his chances of playing against Athletic, with the hope the inflammation will die down and the pain will dissipate.

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