For a multitude of reasons, Dani Carvajal, Sergio Ramos, Lucas Vázquez, Fede Valverde, Eden Hazard, Isco, Eder Militao and Rodrygo Goes are all unavailable for selection, while Martin Odegaard and Luka Jovic both left on loan deals last month as Real Madrid news focuses on the mass absentees.
📋 Lista de 17 convocados de Zidane
❌ Sin Carvajal, Ramos, Lucas Vázquez, Valverde, Hazard, Isco, Militao y Rodrygo
— El Partidazo de COPE (@partidazocope) February 5, 2021
That means that youth team central defender Victor Chust and midfielder Marvin Park – who spent three years of his youth career at Tranmere Rovers – have been called up to the matchday squad.
Marvin made his first-team debut on the opening day of the season for Madrid as he emerged as a second-half substitute for Rodrygo at Real Sociedad, while Chust has made just one senior appearance – in last month’s Copa del Rey loss at Alcoyano.
Nacho Fernandez is back for Madrid after recovering from Covid-19.