The Blancos full-back picked up a knock in a La Liga assembly with Valencia and is now dealing with as much as a number of weeks on the sidelines
Real Madrid’s damage woes present no signal of abating, with the Blancos confirming that Dani Carvajal has been added to an ever-growing listing after selecting up a thigh downside in a 2-0 win over Valencia.
The 29-year-old full-back lasted lower than 28 minutes in opposition to Los Che at Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday earlier than being compelled from the sector.
He was changed by the returning Lucas Vazquez, in a crumb of consolation for Zinedine Zidane, but one step ahead has been adopted by one other in the other way for a facet that has suffered a dangerous string of premature health setbacks.
What has been mentioned?
Madrid have posted an replace on their official web site, which reads: “Following tests carried out on our participant, Dani Carvajal, by the Real Madrid Medical Companies, he has been recognized with a muscle damage in his proper thigh affecting the tendon.
“His restoration will proceed to be assessed.”
How did Zidane reply to the news?
The Blancos boss has grown accustomed to seeing key males dominated out of his plans at common intervals this season.
He instructed reporters after seeing his first-choice right-back laid low in opposition to Valencia: “I am sorry for Carva. He performed 25 minutes very nicely and I am upset as a result of he is essential to us.
“However I am unable to clarify the reasoning [behind the injury problems] to you. As a coach, having accidents is the worst. They’ve come again to harm us once more.
“I solely hope that [Carvajal’s injury] is a small one. We’ll see what the damage is and for the way lengthy he’ll be out for.”
What number of video games will Carvajal miss?
Real have put no timescale on his restoration, but the expectation is that he might be lacking for at the least a month.
Zidane might be hoping a return date could be nudged ahead from that mark, but the Blancos seem set to be with out Carvajal for an necessary run of video games.
The defending La Liga champions are due to soak up a visit to Real Valladolid on Saturday, earlier than then heading to Italy for the primary leg of a Champions League last-16 showdown with Atalanta.
In addition they have a derby encounter with table-topping Atletico Madrid quick approaching, with that sport pencilled in for March 7, whereas a European return date on house soil might be staged on March 16.
Who else is sidelined at Real Madrid?
Eden Hazard, Sergio Ramos, Rodrygo, Federico Valverde, Marcelo, Eder Militao and Alvaro Odriozola have all been nursing knocks.
These points have been doing the Blancos few favours, with consistency proving elusive for a facet that has seen questions requested of its legendary supervisor.