REAL MADRID CONFIRM MARCELO AND MODRIC INJURIES

Luka Modric and Marcelo have suffered respective abductor and hamstring injuries, Real Madrid confirmed on Monday.

Brazilian left back Marcelo and Croatian midfielder Modric underwent tests on Monday after being forced off the pitch during Real’s 2-1 home win over Malaga on Saturday.

‘Following tests carried out today at the Sanitas La Moraleja University Hospital, Marcelo has been diagnosed with a grade 2 muscle injury in his left hamstring,’ Real said in a statement.

‘Modric has been diagnosed with a strain in his right abductor muscle.’

Real did not confirm the length of the absences but Spanish media reported that the duo could be out of action for up to a month.

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