Sami Khedira has been included in the Real Madrid squad for the match against Valencia tomorrow.
Los Blancos face Los Che tomorrow night, looking for the three points to keep up the pace with leaders Atletico Madrid.
And they do so with the Germany international, who has been missing since November following a serious knee injury.
The former Stuttgart man went under the knife before Christmas on a cruciate tear, but after months of rehabilitation, the midfielder has been named by Carlo Ancelotti as part of the squad.
Luka Modric meanwhile, misses the game through injury.
Real Madrid squad to face Valencia: Casillas, Diego López and Jesús; Varane, Pepe, Ramos, Coentrão, Marcelo, Carvajal and Nacho; Bale, Xabi Alonso, Casemiro, Di María, Khedira, Isco and Illarra; Cristiano Ronaldo, Benzema and Morata.