Ghana international Michael Essien could be making his Real Madrid debut on Sunday evening after Jose Mourinho named him in his 20-man squad to face Granada.
The 29-year-old joined The Whites on the transfer deadline day on Friday night and was fixed straight into the Vikings squad after passing his medical on Saturday.
The ‘Bison’ is not guaranteed of a starting spot but will find a place on the bench of the Merengues.
Essien who has re-united with his former Chelsea boss Mourinho has been given the No. 15 jersey.
He becomes the third Ghanaian in the Spanish top flight this season after Mubarak Wakaso joined Espanyol while Anthony Annan moved to Osasuna.