Real Madrid have released a 23-man squad for Sunday’s LaLiga clash at Espanyol.
Midfielder Luka Modric returns after suspension, following his fifth yellow card of the season.
However, Los Blancos boss Zinedine Zidane is low on numbers in midfield, with only Toni Kroos, James Rodriguez, Isco, Valverde and Casemiro fit.
Zidane will however have the likes of Eden Hazard, Karim Benzema, Gareth Bale to pick from in attack, as they look to open a two-point gap ahead of Barcelona at the top.
REAL MADRID SQUAD:
Goalkeepers: Courtois, Areola, Altube.
Defenders: Carvajal, Militão, Ramos, Varane, Marcelo, Javi Hernández, Miguel Gutiérrez.
Midfielders: Kroos, Casemiro, Valverde, James, Isco.
Forwards: Hazard, Benzema, Bale, Asensio, Brahim, Mariano, Vinicius Jr., Rodrygo.