The trio of Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema, Gareth Bale will miss Real Madrid’s clash with Sporting Gijon this weekend.
Gareth Bale was ruled out due to a calf problem while Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema are being rested by manager Zinedine Zidane.
The Spanish Giants have got couple of crucial matches ahead, the Champions League Quarter final second leg against Bayern Munich and probably the LaLiga title decider against Barcelona in the week following the Sporting clash.
Goalkeeper Keylor Navas was also not included in the Squad to Face Sporting Gijon on Saturday.
Full-back Dani Carvajal was already ruled out with suspension, while Raphael Varane and Pepe are out through injury.
Castilla player Alvaro Tejero has been called up to make up the numbers in Madrid’s 18-man squad and Fabio Coentrao could make only his second league appearance of the season.
Real Madrid squad to play Sporting Gijon: Casilla, Yanez, Ramos, Nacho, Marcelo, Coentrao, Danilo, Tejero, Kroos, James, Casemiro, Kovacic, Modrid, Asensio, Isco, Vazquez, Mariano, Morata.