Lucas Vazquez gives Real Madrid fitness boost

Real Madrid are set to be boosted by he return of Lucas Vazquez for their Champions League clash with Galatasary.

Zinedine Zidane is struggling with an injury crisis at the club at the moment, with eight first team players missing the weekend La Liga defeat at Real Mallorca.

That 1-0 loss was Los Blancos' first league defeat of the 2019-20 season, and Zidane spoke about his frustration at the injury situation during his post-match press conference.

However, Spanish international Vazquez has now been passed fit to return to training with the first team squad, and will travel to Turkey on October 21st.

Gareth Bale and Luka Modric will both undergo late fitness tests ahead of the game, with both expected to make the trip, but could be used as substitutes by Zidane.

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