Illarra in line for Villarreal

Real Madrid could hand Asier Illarramendi a competitive debut in next week’s return to League action against Villarreal.

The summer signing from Real Sociedad has had his preseason with Los Blancos interrupted with two separate muscle injuries and continued struggles with muscle overload.

However, on from participating in a training match with Real Madrid Castilla on Thursday evening, it is believed that the 23-year-old is on the road to recovery.

The midfielder is seen as on course to be available to Carlo Ancelotti for Madrid’s next League match, Week 4’s visit to El Madrigal to play Villarreal.

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