BBC reunite - Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema & Cristiano Ronaldo start for first time in 279 days

Real Madrid's star trio of Karim Benzema, Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo will start together for the first time in 279 days after being picked by under-fire Zinedine Zidane to face Valencia on Saturday.

The club's once-revered 'BBC' trident have played together with increasing irregularity over the last nine months, with injuries troubling Bale and form impacting on Ronaldo and Benzema, particularly this season.

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