First-choice goalkeeper Manuel Neuer resumed training on Monday, having undergone a minor foot operation at the end of March. It’s highly probable that he’ll start, given the match’s significance.
Mats Hummels (ankle) is sidelined, whilst forward Thomas Müller is a doubt.
Possible XI (4-3-3): Neuer; Lahm, Boateng, Martinez, Alaba; Alonso, Vidal, Thiago; Ribery, Robben, Lewandowski.
Pepe – who scored for Los Blancos in the Madrid derby this past weekend – is unavailable for selection. The imposing Portuguese centre-back sustained broken ribs during the 1-1 draw after a collision with teammate Toni Kroos. French defender Raphael Varane (muscle) is also an absentee and will not feature in Real’s backline.
Dani Carvajal trained individually indoors on Monday, and is a doubt for selection. The 25-year-old fullback sustained a minor knock and Danilo will start, if the Spaniard’s not fit enough.
Possible XI (4-3-3): Navas; Carvajal, Nacho, Ramos, Marcelo; Casemiro, Kroos, Modrić; Bale, Ronaldo, Benzema.by