Real Madrid Coach Zinedine Zidane has made public his squad for the European Super Cup tie against Sevilla on Tuesday.
Aside Cristiano Ronaldo who was already sure to miss the game, the duo of Gareth Bale and Toni Kroos are among the stars left out of Real Madrid’s squad for the Tuesday game.
Ronaldo is recovering from a left leg injury that knocked him out of the European Championship final won by his Portugal last month
Also Pepe was omitted for only just returning from an extended break, leaving Sergio Ramos free to partner Raphael Varane in central defence and Karim Benzema to spearhead Los Blancos’ attack.
Finally, Castilla trio Marcos Llorente, Mariano and Luca Zidane – son of Coach Zinedine – have been rewarded for the positive impressions they made in preseason.
The match will be played in Trondheim, Norway.
Madrid squad to face Sevilla: Casilla, Yanez, Luca; Carvajal, Ramos, Varane, Nacho, Danilo, Marcelo; James, Casemiro, Kovacic, Modric, Isco, Asensio, Llorente; Benzema, Vazquez, Morata, Mariano