Liga - Higuain and Benzema passed fit by Real

Gonzalo Higuain and Karim Benzema have been passed fit to make Real Madrid’s squad for Saturday's game with Real Valladolid.

Liga - Higuain and Benzema passed fit by Real

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Gonzalo Higuain, Karim Benzema (Reuters)

The duo were thought to be at risk of missing out on Saturday’s home fixture, having missed Friday morning’s training.

However, both the Argentine, who skipped today’s workout with back pain and Benzema, out for an unspecified reason, have been included in Jose Mourinho’s 20-man squad for this weekend.

Sergio Ramos, Alvaro Arbeloa and Marcelo all miss out through injury.

Real Madrid squad to face Real Valladolid: Casillas, Diego Lopez, Jesus, Varane, Pepe, Coentrão, Carvalho, Nacho, Khedira, Kaka, Ozil, Xabi Alonso, Essien, Modric, Callejon, Di Maria, Cristiano Ronaldo, Benzema, Higuain, Morata

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