Higuain to return for Madrid after 2 months out

Striker Gonzalo Higuain has made Real Madrid’s squad for the

first time since being sidelined with a leg injury two months

ago.

The Argentina international hurt a muscle in his left leg during

Madrid’s Champions League match against Borussia Dortmund on Nov.

6.

Madrid hosts Real Sociedad on Sunday in third place in the

Spanish league 16 points behind leader Barcelona.

Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has called up youth players Nacho

Fernandez and Diego Llorente to patch up his defense. Defenders

Pepe, Marcelo, Fabio Coentrao and Raul Albiol are all injured while

Sergio Ramos is suspended for the match.