Khedira: Any team would miss Özil

Carlo Ancelotti's side are five points off the pace through eight matches, with Barcelona and Atletico Madrid - the club's two harshest rivals - both with a maximum 24 points.

Khedira said the departure of Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira with ex-club team-mate Mesut Özil to London in the off-season has made it tougher on the Bernabeu outfit.

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