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Al Nassr is gearing up to confront their arch-rival, Al Hilal, and improve their position in the Saudi Pro League. Their recent fixture raised a major concern since Cristiano Ronaldo was subbed off due to injury. However, CR7 is reported to be completely fit for the league game against Al Hilal.

Al Alami holds the second position with 34 points, trailing behind the league leaders by just four points. Meanwhile, Neymar’s Blue Waves is yet to lose a game in their SPL run this season. Ronaldo’s side would have to strive to narrow the gap for their title aspirations against Al Hilal at King Fahd Stadium.

Cristiano Ronaldo remains in the ranks despite injury concern

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Al Nassr continued their 20-game unbeaten streak across all competitions after a draw against Persepolis. But Ronaldo had a neck injury after colliding with the rival goalkeeper in the penalty box. However, as per a Saudi reporter, CR7 will be at his full potential to perform against Al Hilal. He remarked on X, “Cristiano Ronaldo felt pain in the neck, a very slight pain, and Castro preferred to change it and rest it. Cristiano does not suffer from any injury He will be essential in the Al Hilal match.”

This news brings relief for the club in their preparation for the forthcoming clash against Neymar-less Al Hilal. Nevertheless, Ronnie will undergo a crucial recovery process to attain complete fitness against the rivals. Let’s dig deep into Ronaldo’s current situation before the upcoming league fixture.

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How would CR7 prepare for his physical fitness before the Al Hilal match?

Cristiano Ronaldo was taken to hospital after the AFC CL game to receive an immediate update on his recovery. The Los Blancos icon failed to score in this game, which was overshadowed due to his injury concern. Luis Castro substituted Ronaldo with the striker, Mohammed Maran, as a preventive measure. The Portuguese coach said, “The medical staff will study Cristiano’s injury. The medical staff will do its job of recovering and making him ready for the next match.”

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Apparently, the medical team advised physical therapy for a complete recovery after the initial scans of his injury. They remarked that CR7’s condition was not severe and would improve within a week. Earlier, CR7 made an illustrious mark against Al Hilal by netting a brace to clinch the Arab Cup Championship. Ronaldo appears poised to emulate such scoring prowess to aid Al Nassr’s fortunes in the Saudi Pro League this season.

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