Real Madrid will be without the services of key men Eden Hazard and Raphael Varane when they take on Athletic Bilbao at San Mames on Sunday afternoon.
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Luka Modric and Rodrygo are set to return while Casemiro is suspended for Real Madrid's league game against Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.
Rodrygo Goes and Vinicius Jr. were on target as Real Madrid beat Club Brugge 3-1 in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday.
Marcelo and Rodrygo are in line to start when Real Madrid welcome Real Sociedad to the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday.
Rodrygo Goes and Karim Benzema starred as Real Madrid beat Galatasaray 6-0 in a UEFA Champions League Group A clash at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Real Madrid will be hoping to consolidate their place at second in Group A of the UEFA Champions League when they welcome Galatasaray to the Bernabeu.
Zinedine Zidane is restricted to limited options owing to injuries, so Los Blancos may field an unchanged eleven from their last Champions League win.
Real Madrid have reportedly agreed a €45 million deal for Rodrygo and are set to beat Barcelona to land the Santos prodigy in the summer.
Liverpool have reportedly moved to sign Santos wonderkid Rodrygo after submitting a proposal to the Brazilian club for the striker