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Real defender Pepe returns for Manchester United tie

Associated Press
Feb 09, 2013 at 10:07pm IST

Madrid: Real Madrid defender Pepe has returned to the team in time for their Champions League game against Manchester United after a five-week injury absence.

Pepe made Real's squad for their Spanish league game against Sevilla on Saturday after recovering from surgery on his right ankle on Jan. 2.

Real host United on Wednesday in the first leg of their round-of-16 series.

Real defender Pepe returns for Manchester United tie

Real host United on Wednesday in the first leg of their Champions League round-of-16 series.

Real center back Sergio Ramos also recently returned from a five-game suspension.

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