European Super Cup - Real Madrid name most expensive starting XI in football history

Real Madrid's side to take on Sevilla in the European Super Cup in Cardiff is the most expensive side in the history of football.

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Real Madrid starting XI v Sevilla (Reuters)

New signings James Rodriguez and Toni Kroos come into an extremely attacking side to face Sevilla, with Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, Luka Modric and Karim Benzema also all starting.

Iker Casillas starts ahead of summer capture Keylor Navas .

The total cost of the starting XI was €458.5m (£364m).

Sevilla start with Barcelona loanee Denis Suarez, who was part of the deal which saw skipper Ivan Rakitic sold to the Catalan club for €20m (£16m) this summer. Grzegorz Krychowiak, who joined from Reims, also starts but Iago Aspas is on the bench.

TEAMS:

Real: Casillas, Carvajal, Ramos, Pepe, Coentrao; Modric, Kroos; Ronaldo, James, Bale; Benzema. Subs: Navas, Illarramendi, Arbeloa, Marcelo, Di Maria, Isco, Varane

Sevilla: Beto, Coke, Fazio, Pareja, Fernando Navarro; Krychowiak, Daniel Carrico; Suarez, Vitolo, Vidal Parreu; Bacca. Subs: Reyes, Barbosa, Aspas, Iborra, Figueiras, Jairo, Luismi.

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