Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho has called up youngster Mandi for today's Spanish Liga opener against Real Zaragoza.

Full name Armando Sosa Pena, Mandi is a defensive midfielder and is preferred by Mourinho ahead of frozen out duo Lassana Diarra and Fernando Gago.

Mandi, 22, is a Spain U19 international and spent last season with the Castilla.

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