By Luke Augustus for MailOnline
Published: 12:41 GMT, 2 January 2019 | Updated: 12:41 GMT, 2 January 2019
After another successful year, which resulted in them being crowned FIFA Club World Cup champions, Real Madrid will be hoping 2019 brings the same fortune as 2018.
Following their latest triumph, the Spanish giants' focus is back on domestic matters ahead of the resumption of La Liga.
On Thursday night, Santiago Solari's side travel to the Estadio de la Ceramica to take on relegation-threatened Villarreal.
Real Madrid trained at their Valdebebas base on Wednesday ahead of facing Villarreal
Chief playmaker Luka Modric (left) was among those who