Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas a doubt for Clasico vs. Barcelona
Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas remains a doubt for Saturday's La Liga Clasico at home to Barcelona.
Navas has been Madrid's most impressive player so far this season, conceding just three times in his first 13 appearances of the campaign across La Liga and the Champions League.
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The Costa Rica international then picked up a muscle injury and back-up Kiko Casilla played in Madrid's last two La Liga outings -- including the 3-2 defeat at Sevilla just before the international break.
Other players who have missed their country's games this week -- including Spain pair Sergio Ramos and Isco, and Brazil left-back Marcelo -- are set to be available to coach Rafa Benitez for Saturday's game at the Bernabeu.
However a club statement saying that Navas is unable to train with his teammates at the moment suggests the 28-year-old is struggling to be ready to take on Barcelona at the weekend.
"The squad went through their paces for the first time this week at Real Madrid City, in a work-out conducted without the players on international duty," the statement said.
"Sergio Ramos, Marcelo and Isco trained with the group in a session that saw Rafa Benitez include the Real Madrid Castilla men Jose Carlos Lazo, Hector Martinez Torres and Jose Leon. Keylor Navas did work inside the club's indoor facilities."