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is already in


, although not in



The white team's expedition, led by

Florentino Pérez

, took off at a quarter past four in the afternoon this Thursday from the

Adolfo Suárez - Madrid Barajas Airport

and landed two hours later at the

Charles de Gaulle

airport , north of the French capital.

From there, a bus transported them for half an hour even further north, to the gates of the luxurious '

Auberge du Jeu de Paume

', the hotel attached to

the Chantilly Palace

that Madrid has booked in its entirety for this weekend.

An incomparable setting, 40 kilometers from Paris, 45 minutes by bus from the

Stade de France

, surrounded by gardens, away from the noise of the big city and in the


Valley .


Château de Chantilly

covers 7,800 hectares, while the mansion has been owned by four families for centuries:

d'Orgemont, Montmorency, Condé and Aumale


"Always surviving the ravages of time and war", they admit at the hotel, which bears the name of the famous '

Palm Game

', a sport over a thousand years old that is related to Basque pelota.

The 'Chantilly Jeu de Paume' was commissioned in 1757 by

Luis José de Borbón-Condé

, a practitioner.

Maximum relaxation for the Madrid squad to reflect calmly until Saturday night.

"I always take a short one-hour nap," admitted

Luka Modric

during Media Day last Tuesday.

"It costs me more. I'm calm, but without sleeping,"

Dani Carvajal

confessed .

They are some of the footballers who won the three consecutive Champions Leagues.

Bale and Salah's "revenge"

Gareth Bale

is already resting in Chantilly

, a novelty in Carlo Ancelotti's call for the grand final, so there is not a single absence on the list.

The Welshman, who scored in

Lisbon 2014, in Kiev 2018

and was one of the best in the final in


, will experience his last game as a Real Madrid player.

It will be the coach's decision if one of the five changes is him, in a fight with

Nacho, Lucas Vázquez, Ceballos, Camavinga, Rodrygo, Asensio or Hazard

, but the British, having overcome his back pain, would be "ready" to play the last minutes of the duel

It was against


, in the 2018 final, that he made his last big game for Madrid, flying in for a historic overhead kick and surprising


with a long shot.

A double that still weighs on the reds.

"I am very motivated by what happened in the last final," said

Mohammed Salah

, who cries out for "revenge" for the appointment four years ago.

The Egyptian had to leave that match early after a struggle with

Sergio Ramos


Madrid, who trained this Thursday morning in


, will do so on Friday afternoon at the

Stade de France in Saint-Denis

, at half past seven.

Earlier, at a quarter to seven, Ancelotti and two players from the squad will appear before the media.

Liverpool, meanwhile, will set foot on the French lawn at half past five.

All 24 hours before the third continental final between the two.

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