Real Madrid goalkeeper Diego Lopez insists he's prepared to step aside for Iker Casillas in the Champions League this week.

After starring against Villarreal, Lopez confirmed speculation that Casillas would be back in the line-up for their clash at Galatasaray.

"He has my support for Tuesday's game," declared Lopez, who has had endure a torrent abuse from fans and media since earning a place ahead of the club legend.

"We must respect the coach and whoever plays. Both can play.

"Important thing is the team and that we win on Tuesday."

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