Team News: Didier Drogba, Wesley Sneijder start for Galatasaray

Wesley Sneijder
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Galatasaray's new signings Didier Drogba and Wesley Sneijder both start against Schalke.

Both Didier Drogba and Wesley Sneijder have been handed their Champions League debuts for Galatasaray this evening.

The duo have both been included in the starting lineup for the visiting of German outfit Schalke to Istanbul.

Meanwhile, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar has won his fitness battle to be included for Schalke. The Dutch international will play as a lone striker, with Michel Bastos providing the support from an advanced midfield role.

Galatasaray: Muslera; Sabri Sarioglu, Nounkeu, Semih Kaya; Riera, Altintop, Melo, Selcuk Inan, Sneijder; Burak Yilmaz, Drogba

Schalke: Hildebrand; Hoger, Howedes, Matip, Kolasinac; Jones, Neustadter, Farfan, Draxler, Bastos; Huntelaar

Galatasaray manager Fatih Terim on the touchline on December 5, 2012
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