Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has revealed that Cristiano Ronaldo and Keylor Navas are expected to miss the Super Cup final against Sevilla on 9 August due to injuries. Meanwhile, Karim Benzema is out for the International Champions Cup friendly against Chelsea on Saturday (30 July).
Real Madrid are well known for bringing in their Galactico signings, expensive names at the top of their game, but the club also has a history of exciting young players getting an early taste of the top, be it after being brought through the youth setup or having been signed after just an impressive season or two elsewhere. A teenager getting a chance alongside the biggest names in the game always gives hope to the club and supporters that the future is being well looked-after—but there will be no such names likely to feature for Zinedine Zidane's team this term, with Marco Asensio the youngest member of the senior team at 20, and even he is likely to be loaned out. Still, some Castilla graduates