Zidane plans to use Benzema and Jovic together against Villarreal

Both Karim Benzema and Luka Jovic could be used together by Zinedine Zidane this Sunday as Real Madrid take on Villarreal.

It’s rare for Zidane, but he’s considering deploying two No.9s in attack, which he has been thinking about all week and working on at Valdebebas as the pair have been training together.

It won’t be completely novel for either, though, as they shared the pitch for 22 minutes against Real Valladolid, although that didn’t quite end as planned.

Eden Hazard remains sidelined, and Vinicius’ involvement isn’t certain as of yet, so Gareth Bale could be the man chosen to help out in attack.

Jovic could make his first competitive start for Los Blancos in what looks set to be a case of third time’s the charm for the summer signing.

Goals escaped Real Madrid in the 1-1 draw against Real Valladolid despite having 22 shots.

But, with two No.9s on the pitch, they’ll fancy themselves to take some more of their chances.