Alvaro Arbeloa has urged Real Madrid not to sanction the sale of Gareth Bale in the summer and advised Zinedine Zidane to treat him with "all the care in the world" to get the best out of the forward.
Cristiano Ronaldo who has scored 10 in his last six and missed the 3-1 victory over Leganes is likely to return, while centre-back Sergio Ramos misses through suspension. It's a significant result and a big match day, because only we put points on the board.
Since joining Les Parisiens in August, the Brazil worldwide has scored 29 goals and registered 17 assists in 29 games across all competitions.More news: Stephen Fry reveals prostate cancer diagnosis on Twitter
Before any of this happens, however, the Manchester United adventure will need to end, and considering Ed Woodward and the rest of the club are described as willing to "go to the death" with him, it might not be anytime soon. The result of all that is that we're winning games again, we're not anxious if the opposition score.
Although Alaves have not beaten Real Madrid in their last eight meetings in all competitions and are yet to concede less than three goals in their last five visits to the Bernabeu.
"Lucas and (Marco) Asensio have always been important and I'm over the moon for Lucas because he deserves it". We have had tough times and we have to enjoy this moment.More news: Trump challenges Sessions to probe Obama on Russian Federation
Real took full advantage of their game in hand on Wednesday to reduce the deficit on those above them in the table. If either of those two were to make a move to Madrid, then Rodriguez would find it even tougher to break back into the team's starting XI.
"But what Zidane has made crystal clear is that he has a great squad and anyone who proves to him that he can play will play".More news: YouTube star who claims veganism healed her breast cancer dies from disease