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Projected lineups: Real Madrid vs Celta, La Liga 2015-16

Will Bale make the Starting XI in his return?

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It will not be easy to predict Real Madrid's Starting XI considering that undisputed starters like Modric and Kroos will miss the game while a big star like Bale had made his return to the squad after missing more than a month with a calf injury. Furthermore, Zidane will have his four center-backs available and that means that one defender out of Ramos, Pepe and Varane will stay on the bench alongside Nacho.

Real Madrid Projected XI: Navas, Carvajal, Pepe, Ramos, Marcelo, Casemiro, Kovacic, Isco, James, Ronaldo, Bale.

Celta de Vigo Projected XI: Sergio, Mallo, Gómez, Jonny, Planas, Díaz, Wass, Orellana, Hernández, Nolito, Aspas.

Zidane will probably give Bale a spot in the Starting XI. The Welshman has been training with the squad for almost a week now and he seems ready to go, although Zidane might play it safe and give him some minutes later on instead of starting him right away. Casemiro and Kovacic will most likely replace Kroos and Modric respectively.

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