Assuming the starting eleven looks something like this, Courtois, Carvajal, Ramos Varane, Marcelo, Casemiro, Kroos, Modric, Asensio/Isco, Bale and Benzema, Real Madrid's back-up unit is made up of player who have played very few minutes in recent years aside from Nacho, Lucas Vazquez, Marco Asensio or Isco.
So how are Real Madrid shaping less than three days to go until the start of the new La Liga season?
"We love that [Bale] is with us".
"We are delighted with his attitude and his desire, he's an ultra professional who is training with the desire of a youth teamer".
Zinedine Zidane quit at the end of last season after securing his third-successive Champions League triumph. "We have total confidence in our coach and giving excuses is not what Real Madrid do".
This comes after Los Blancos' defeat against city rivals Atletico Madrid in the Uefa Super Cup in which Real Madrid are now planning to add more players to their squad. "In this match we will do everything we can to take the game where we want it".
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