Van der Vaart included in Real squad for Villarreal clash

Dutch midfielder Rafael Van der Vaart has been included in Real Madrid's squad for the clash with Villarreal.

The 26-year-old will be in Real’s squad for the first time this season.

Van der Vaart joined Real Madrid from Bundesliga giants Hamburg in August 2008 and was a key player last season.

But the arrivals of Kaka, Cristiano Ronaldo and Xabi Alonso has forced him out of the Real team.