Originally written May 31, 2013 on Fox Soccer:
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Jose Mourinho faces a chronic shortage of first-choice players as he prepares for his final game in charge of Real Madrid against Osasuna at the Bernabeu. Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to be sidelined after missing training during the week due to the back injury that kept him out of last weekend's game at Real Sociedad. Pepe, Xabi Alonso and Kaka also missed training during the week and are doubts for the final game of the season, while the Portuguese coach will definitely be without the suspended Sami Khedira and Marcelo, who was granted permission by the club to join up with the Brazil squad ahead of their international friendly with England. Alvaro Morata and Nacho Fernandez have been released from the Spain Under-21 squad and could make the substitutes' bench. The match could be Gonzalo Higuain's final game for the club, as the Argentinian has been heavily linked with a move to Juventus in the summer. Although Mourinho's final weeks at Madrid have been fraug...
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