Zinedine Zidane: Real Madrid monitoring Keylor Navas injury day by day

Romelu Lukaku scoring for Belgium against Cyprus

Cristiano Ronaldo, Sergio Ramos and Marcelo have all served suspensions for Real Madrid in La Liga this season, but Zidane has no players banned for the trip to Getafe this weekend.

Bale sustained the injury towards the end Real's 3-1 win at Borussia Dortmund on Sept. 26 in which he had played a starring role to answer many of his critics in the Spanish media.

The former Tottenham star was expected to recover in time to join up with his national team ahead of crucial 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Georgia and the Republic of Ireland.

Getafe meanwhile have made a solid return to the Liga Santander and promise to mix solid defense with effectiveness from set pieces, something Madrid's sometimes less than solid defence will have to be aware of.

The reigning European champions play host to Spurs at the Bernabeu on Tuesday night in a Champions League clash between Group H's two perfect sides.

Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata has no regrets quitting Real Madrid over the summer. Luca is out for a bit longer, as it is his shoulder.

There is also no return date for Carvajal, who is recovering from an infection in the membrane around his heart and has been ordered by doctors to rest completely.

Real Madrid have won their last 12 Primera Division games away from home and can become the first Liga side ever to win 13 consecutively on the road.

"He's the first person that is bothered about this situation. After the Dortmund match he was only overloaded but two days later he wanted to try it and that's when he noticed something in the soleus", Zidane explained. He wants to return as soon as possible and that's good. I can't tell you when or how, but he's better.

"We're going to see day by day, to see how he is". He's had two different separate things.

"I'm confident in the people that work here for me". Also, being without Toni Kroos will mean Luka Modric will have to use his experience to turn midfield possession into an attack, as well as getting back to do defensive duties.

A key partnership of this team is the centre-back pairing of Cala and Ortega, who have started together most games this season to relative success. "He wants to get back, but his health is the most important thing".



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