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  • Real Madrid could be without defender Marcelo for a month due to a leg injury.The reigning LaLiga champions confirmed the 29-year-old, who was substituted during Wednesday’s defeat against Real Betis, had suffered a grade two tear in his left bicep femoris muscle.Real put no timescale on the recovery but reports in the Spanish media claims he could face a month on the sidelines, which would make him a major doubt for his side’s Champions League clash with Tottenham on October 17.Marcelo medical report. ????#RealMadrid https://t.co/XmXliX93UM— Real Madrid C.F.???????? (@realmadriden) September 22, 2017A statement on Real’s website read: “Following tests carried out on Marcelo at the Sanitas La Moraleja University Hospital, he has been diagnosed with a grade two tear in his left bicep femoris muscle. His recovery will be monitored.”Zinedine Zidane’s side travel to Alaves in LaLiga on Saturday before an away encounter with Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League on Tuesday.Real c..

    Real Madrid defender Marcelo faces month on sidelines

    Real Madrid could be without defender Marcelo for a month due to a leg injury.The reigning LaLiga champions confirmed the 29-year-old, who was substituted during Wednesday’s defeat against Real Betis, had suffered a grade two tear in his left bicep femoris muscle.Real put no timescale on the recovery but reports in the Spanish media claims he could face a month on the sidelines, which would make him a major doubt for his side’s Champions League clash with Tottenham on October 17.Marcelo medical report. ????#RealMadrid https://t.co/XmXliX93UM— Real Madrid C.F.???????? (@realmadriden) September 22, 2017A statement on Real’s website read: “Following tests carried out on Marcelo at the Sanitas La Moraleja University Hospital, he has been diagnosed with a grade two tear in his left bicep femoris muscle. His recovery will be monitored.”Zinedine Zidane’s side travel to Alaves in LaLiga on Saturday before an away encounter with Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League on Tuesday.Real c..
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  • Barcelona's Ousmane Dembele is to undergo surgery on a hamstring injury which will keep him out for at least three months.The big-money signing sustained the injury in the first half of Barca's come-from-behind win at Getafe on Saturday - his LaLiga debut.The club confirmed the 20-year-old, a £96.8million buy from Borussia Dortmund last month, will undergo surgery on the injury and could be sidelined until next year as a result. A statement read: "The tests have come back following first team player Ousmane Dembele's injury in the 29th minute of the Getafe match. Unfortunately, he has ruptured the tendon in his femoral bicep in his left thigh. "The player will be operated on by Dr Sakari Orava in Finland this week. He is expected to be out for between three and a half months and four months." Source: PA Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

    Barcelona’s Ousmane Dembele faces lengthy spell on the sidelines

    Barcelona's Ousmane Dembele is to undergo surgery on a hamstring injury which will keep him out for at least three months.The big-money signing sustained the injury in the first half of Barca's come-from-behind win at Getafe on Saturday - his LaLiga debut.The club confirmed the 20-year-old, a £96.8million buy from Borussia Dortmund last month, will undergo surgery on the injury and could be sidelined until next year as a result. A statement read: "The tests have come back following first team player Ousmane Dembele's injury in the 29th minute of the Getafe match. Unfortunately, he has ruptured the tendon in his femoral bicep in his left thigh. "The player will be operated on by Dr Sakari Orava in Finland this week. He is expected to be out for between three and a half months and four months." Source: PA Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.
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  • Real Madrid rising star Marco Asensio will miss his club's Champions League opener on Wednesday night due to an infection caused by shaving his legs.Real coach Zinedine Zidane told reporters at a press conference that the 21-year-old would not feature against APOEL Nicosia because of a pimple which prevented him from pulling his sock up.Asensio has been in excellent form for Real and Spain so far this season and will now aim to have recovered for the match against Real Sociedad in LaLiga on Sunday.Los Blancos will go in search of a third straight Champions League title this season, which would be a record-extending 13th in total. Source: PA Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

    Infected pimple caused by shaving legs puts Asensio on sidelines

    Real Madrid rising star Marco Asensio will miss his club's Champions League opener on Wednesday night due to an infection caused by shaving his legs.Real coach Zinedine Zidane told reporters at a press conference that the 21-year-old would not feature against APOEL Nicosia because of a pimple which prevented him from pulling his sock up.Asensio has been in excellent form for Real and Spain so far this season and will now aim to have recovered for the match against Real Sociedad in LaLiga on Sunday.Los Blancos will go in search of a third straight Champions League title this season, which would be a record-extending 13th in total. Source: PA Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.
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