Real Madrid midfielder Guti believes team-mate David Beckham deserves to be playing for club.
The former England captain has not appeared for Real since early January, when, having announced his intention to leave the club at the end of the season, he was informed by coach Fabio Capello that he would never play for Madrid again.
However, with Real struggling in recent weeks, Guti would like to see Beckham more involved.
“First, I would say David is a friend of mine and that he is a great player,” Guti told a news conference.
“He has chosen a change in his career and he deserves the utmost respect from everyone.
“We would all like to see him not only training with us but playing as well, but it is a club decision that is out of our hands.
“We want every player to participate, especially ones as important as David.”