Raphael Varane is about to overlook Actual Madrid’s crunch Champions League second leg in opposition to Chelsea on Wednesday after the membership confirmed he has sustained an adductor harm.
Varane was taken off at half-time of Madrid’s 2-0 win over Osasuna in La Liga on Saturday and the French defender is now anticipated to sit down out the sport at Stamford Bridge.
Actual Madrid drew 1-1 with Chelsea in final week’s first leg at Valdebebas.
“After the assessments carried out at this time on our participant Raphael Varane by the Actual Madrid Medical Companies, he was identified with an harm to the correct adductor muscle,” Actual Madrid stated in a press release on Monday.
Varane’s harm is one other main blow for Madrid, who’re additionally within the warmth of La Liga’s title race, with a pivotal match at residence to Sevilla arising on Sunday.
Zinedine Zidane’s facet are two factors behind Atletico Madrid, with 4 video games left to play.
Eder Militao and Nacho Fernandez will possible kind the central defensive partnership in opposition to Chelsea after they excelled whereas Varane was just lately absent as a result of a constructive take a look at for Covid-19.
Sergio Ramos can also be nearing a return to health following a calf harm, however it could be a shock if the 35-year-old was thrown again in in opposition to Chelsea, after greater than a month out.