Huge Blow For Zidane As Top Real Madrid Star Ruled Out Till End Of The Season

Huge Blow For Zidane As Top Real Madrid Star Ruled Out Till End Of The Season

- Dani Carvajal's season is over after picking up a hamstring in training with Real Madrid

- The 29-year-old who just returned from injury problems will be returning to the sidelines

- Sergio Ramos and Ferland Mendy have both returned from injuries and will face Chelsea

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Dani Carvajal has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a hamstring injury as Real Madrid's La Liga and Champions League challenges have ben put in doubt, Daily Mail.

The Spanish right-back will not be available for the remaining five league matches of the season and the second leg against Chelsea in the Champions League.

Los Blancos confirmed the injury in training while Onda Cero journalist Edu Pidal has claimed that the right back will miss the rest of the campaign.

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Huge blow to Zidane as top Real Madrid star ruled out till end of the season
Real Madrid star Dani Carvajal has been ruled out till end of the season following a hamstring problem in training. Photo by Oscar J. Barroso
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The 29-year-old returned to the squad in their weekend's draw with Real Betis and played 77 minutes in the stalemate with the Blues.

Nacho Fernandez and Odriozola are expected to fill in the void in place of Carvajal for the final few weeks of the season.

However, defenders Sergio Ramos and Ferland Mendy will return to the squad, first against Osasuna and the crucial Champions League cracker at Stamford Bridge.

Real Madrid now have the advantage to retain La Liga title after Barcelona slumped to a 2-1 defeat to Granada.

Zinedine Zidane's men need to win all their five matches to lift the league title irrespective of Atletico Madrid and Barca's result in the other games.

Diego Simeone's side and Ronald Koeman's men will clash in what could decide if the title would remain at the Spanish capital or the city of Catalonia.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Eden Hazard has set his sights on helping Real Madrid reach the finals of this season's Champions League.

Real settled for a 1-1 draw against Chelsea in the first leg of their semi-final meeting played on Tuesday, April 27, at Angelo Di Stefano Stadium.

The result left the La Liga giants with a mountainous task in their effort to reach the finals as they will have to better their scoring during the second leg to be played at Stamford Bridge.


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