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Karim Benzema and Keylor Navas edging closer to start El Clásico against Barcelona

Both of them will recover in time, according to COPE.

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Good news for Rafa Benítez and his coaching staff as Karim Benzema and Keylor Navas will almost surely be ready to play against FC Barcelona this Saturday. Those two players spent the last couple of weeks trying to recover in time for this important Clásico and it looks like their work paid off, according to COPE.

When in form, both Benzema and Keylor Navas are undisputed starters. The French striker was leading Real Madrid before he got injured during a friendly match for France and his form was probably the best of his career. The same happens with Keylor Navas, whose performances rescued Real Madrid in some key moments throughout this first half of the season.

Both Navas and Benzema could rejoin the squad tomorrow in order to complete at least two training sessions ahead of Saturday's Clásico against Barcelona. Benítez will need them if he wants to get all three points against Luis Enrique's side.

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