Kroos returns for Madrid's trip to Dortmund

Real Madrid has welcomed Toni Kroos back into its squad for the Champions League trip to Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday.

Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos   -  Getty Images

Toni Kroos has eased Real Madrid's injury concerns by returning to the squad for Tuesday's Champions League clash with Borussia Dortmund.

Real is without injured stars Marcelo, Karim Benzema (both hamstring) and Mateo Kovacic (adductor tear), but Kroos comes back into the fold after missing the 2-1 victory over Deportivo Alaves with a rib complaint.

Dani Ceballos scored twice in the German's place against Alaves on Saturday and he is also included in the squad, alongside Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Holder Real leads Group H ahead of the trip to Dortmund, who lost its opening game at Tottenham.

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