Coentrao, Sahin return to training
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Real Madrid welcomed Portugal full-back Fabio Coentrao and Turkey midfielder Nuri Sahin back to training after injury today, on the eve of their home league clash with struggling Villarreal.

Coentrao has been named in the squad for the game at the Santiago Bernabeu after missing the 4-0 wins against Lyon and Malaga with a knee injury.

Former Borussia Dortmund midfielder Sahin has still to make his debut for Jose Mourinho's side due to a knee injury, and while he will not feature against Villarreal, his appearance on the training ground comes as a boost.

Lassana Diarra, Ricardo Carvalho and Raul Albiol are also missing for tomorrow evening's game. Real are second in La Liga with 19 points from nine games, one point behind surprise leaders Levante and a point ahead of reigning champions Barcelona in third.