LaLiga: Real Madrid suffer major injury blow


Real Madrid have confirmed that vice-captain, Marcelo, has been diagnosed with a muscular injury ahead of their La Liga fixture against Espanyol on Saturday afternoon at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Zinedine Zidane’s side made this known in a statement on the club’s official website on Thursday.

The statement reads: “Following by tests carried out on our player, Marcelo, by the Real Madrid medical department.

“He has been diagnosed with a muscular injury in his left soleus. His recovery will continue to be assessed.”

Real Madrid head to the game following a 2-1 victory over Alaves in the La Liga encounter last weekend.

The kick-off for the match is 1pm Nigerian time.


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