Champions League: Real Madrid star ready to return

Real Madrid have been confident ahead of their Champions League semi-final first-leg encounter against the Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich as the Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo has returned to training.

Ronaldo, 29, has missed the victorious Copa del Rey final against Barcelona on Wednesday due to his knee injury.

Real Madrid are seen as the favourites to win a first-leg of the semi-final on April 23 at the Santiago Bernabeu, While the second leg to be played on April 29 at the Allianz Arena.