Recovering Ronaldo remains absent for Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo has once again been omitted from Real Madrid's squad for Saturday's contest against Celta Vigo despite stepping up his recovery from a knee injury this week.

The superstar forward did not feature in Madrid's UEFA Super Cup victory over Sevilla or last weekend's season-opening 3-0 victory at Real Sociedad in LaLiga due to the problem he sustained in Portugal's Euro 2016 final victory over France.

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