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AFP: Raphael Varane back from injury

Raphael Varane

Real Madrid midfielder Raphael Varane is back to squad from hip injury, Agence France Presse (AFP) informs.

The French midfielder is back in training with the team, however, is not expected to feature in the upcoming games, including the clash against Betis at home and the away game against Athletic Bilbao.

Los Blancos will also lack Gareth Bale for Sunday clash, as he is suspended for the excess of yellow cards.

Real Madrid Portuguese defender Pepe is expected to continue replacing Varane in full-back position, until the Frenchman’s full recovery.

Raphael Varane has played in 31 games in all competitions of the current season, having scored 4 goals and an assist.