MADRID (Reuters) - Croatia midfielder Luka Modric has arrived at Real Madrid's injury list after suffering a right leg injury to add to the suffering of French coach Zinedine Zidane.
Modric's official website revealed on Thursday that "Modric has been admitted to the team hospital in the current period." "After medical tests carried out by Modric, he was found to be suffering from a right leg muscle injury, pending developments," the team said in a statement. The Real did not disclose how long the best player in the world will be out of action, but he will certainly not be present next Saturday against Levante in the fourth round of La Liga.
Los Blancos suffered Since the start of the season from several influential absences, the number of absentees from the team during the past two months to 11 players: Ibrahim Diaz, Marco Asensio, Ferdinand Mindy, Luka Jovic, Thibaut Courtois, Rodrigo Gois, Eden Hazard, James Rodriguez, Isco and Modric.
Modric played his country against Azerbaijan on Monday, which ended 1-1 in the fifth round of Group E qualifiers for Euro 2020.
Modric scored from the penalty spot but did not play after returning to Madrid.
The injury came in the most sensitive and suffering of Zidane, and currently only in the midfield only the trio: German Toni Kroos, Brazilian Casemiro and Uruguayan Vidi Valverde, and the latter two finally returned to the team from international participation and after an arduous flight up to about 13 hours, which will make their participation in the exercises before Saturday's game difficult.
Meringue are currently fifth in La Liga with five points after three rounds of the tournament, and Zidane, who needs a quick positive result before the patience of the Bernabeu runs out, is waiting for a tough time domestically and continentally. Against PSG in the Champions League.
Adding to the difficulty of the "Zizo" in La Liga that the Royal will face this month Sevilla and Atletico Madrid in La Liga.