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BREAKING: Modric will not start against PSG, per reports

A report from La Sexta suggests that the Croatian will only feature if he's needed throughout the game.

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Rafa Benítez is not willing to take any risks with Luka Modric. The Croatian just recovered from a muscle injury and while he was able to make it into Real's list to face PSG today, he might not be ready to start, according to a report from La Sexta.

This same report indicates that Luka Modric will start the game from the bench and that he will only feature if he's needed. Most reports coming from Spain had Modric starting the match so it will be interesting to see who Benítez starts in the midfield now. Casemiro will most likely feature alongside Kroos to improve Real's midfield line against PSG's talented attackers.

Remember that Bale and Benzema will miss the game as well, just like James, Carvajal and Pepe. This will be a decisive game to determine which team wins this Group Stage of the 2015/2016 edition of the UEFA Champions League.

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