Confirmed: Real Madrid’s Champions League squad for 2023-24 campaign. Two surprise players make the squad

Real Madrid have officially submitted their Champions League squad to UEFA for the 2023-24 Champions League group stage.

Surprisingly, Carlo Ancelotti decided to include injured Eder Militao and Thibaut Courtois, who won’t be able to feature in the group stage.

Take a look at the full 34-man squad below.

Note: Players with asterisk are homegrown U21 players.

Goalkeepers: Courtois, Kepa, Lunin, Piñeiro*, Fran González and Canizares*.

Defenders: Carvajal, Militao, Alaba, Nacho, Fran García, Rudiger, Mendy, Obrador*, Carrillo*, Marvel* and Vinicius Tobías*

Midfielders: Bellingham, Kroos, Modric, Camavinga, Valverde, Lucas Vázquez, Tchouameni, Ceballos, Brahim, Arda Güler, Mario Martín*, Nico Paz*

Forwards: Vinicius, Rodrygo, Joselu, Alvaro Rodríguez*, Gonzalo*

Real Madrid have been drawn in same group as Union Berlin, Braga and Napoli. The Los Blancos first Champions League game will come on 20th September when they face Union Berlin at the Santiago Bernabeu.