Casemiro with one eye on El Clásico
The Brazilian midfielder is set to play against Cultural Leonesa with one eye on convincing Zinedine Zidane that he is ready for El Clásico. He has been out since September, when he injured his fibula against Espanyol but will return to Zidane's starting team to test his fitness and form.
Morata also eyes El Clasico return
Alvaro Morata, injured on duty with Spain, got his foot on the ball in Valdebebas yesterday for the first time since his injury against England with the national side. His intention is to prove his fitness in an effort to make the bench at the Camp Nou on Saturday.
Arda given the green light
Arda Turan did not travel to San Sebastian for the game against Real Sociedad but was given the all-clear from the team doctor after his flu symptoms and trained with the team. He will be ready and available for selection in El Clásico.
Umtiti announces his return
Samuel Umtiti, another injured player who was struggling to make it back for El Clásico took part in training yesterday with his teammates and announced via his social media that he is ready and willing to playing against Real Madrid on Saturday.
Tickets for Saturday
The Barcelona official online outlets have put VIP tickets on sale for Saturday's clash. Great news, huh? Well, they cost between 1,300 and 2,100 euro.
The question over Aleix Vidal
After getting married last week in Almeria, Aleix Vidal has returned to the team and there is interest over what decision Luis Enrique takes regarding the player and whether he considers him for Saturday with no official word or comment coming from the team as of yet.
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