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Marcelo and Alonso feature in Madrid squad to face Osasuna

The Brazilian left-back returns after nearly three months out injured, while Alonso, who was injured during Madrid's game with Celta on Wednesday, has recovered in time.

Marcelo and Alonso feature in Madrid squad to face Osasuna
Alonso and Arbeloa

Marcelo and Xabi Alonso have been included in Real Madrid's squad list for their away game against Osasuna on Saturday (kick off 20:00 CET).

Marcelo is back in the Madrid squad for the first time since breaking his foot in October while on international duty with Brazil, and Alonso returns after being substituted off injured against Celta Vigo after Enrique De Lucas fell on his neck.

Cristiano Ronaldo, Sergio Ramos and Antonio Adán are all unable to play in the game due to suspension, while Pepe is still injured.

Real Madrid Castilla players José Rodríguez and Tomás Mejiás have been called up for the game, as has Madrid third goalkeeper Jesús Fernández.

The full squad is:

Goalkeepers: Iker Casillas, Jesús Fernández , Tomás Mejías.

Defenders: Raphael Varane, Marcelo, Fabio Coentrão, Raúl Albiol, Álvaro Arbeloa, Ricardo Carvalho.

Midfielders: Mesut Özil, Xabi Alonso, Kaká, Sami Khedira, Michael Essien, Luka Modric, José Callejón, Ángel Di María, José Rodríguez.

Forwards: Karim Benzema, Gonzalo Higuaín.

Ronaldo did not train on Friday after he was given a day off by the club as he will not be able to play against Osasuna, but Ramos, who is suspended for the next five games, did train.

Estadísticas AS.com