Big Blow As Another Important Real Madrid Player Suffers Hamstring Injury

Big Blow As Another Important Real Madrid Player Suffers Hamstring Injury

Isaac Darko
September 9, 2022 at 11:12 PM
  • Real Madrid will be without Brazilian defender Eder Militao for Sunday's La Liga encounter against Real Mallorca
  • Eder Militao sustained an injury during Real Madrid's UEFA Champions League clash against Celtic in Glasgow last Tuesday
  • The former FC Porto defender has reportedly been ruled out for 7-10 days and is expected to be back for the Madrid derby

Spanish giants Real Madrid will not be able to count on Eder Militao for the La Liga match against Real Mallorca on Sunday.

The Brazil international picked up what has been described as a light muscle injury by Diario AS during their UEFA Champions League clash against Celtic on Tuesday, September 6.

The centre-back will now join captain Karim Benzema, who also suffered an injury in their 3-0 win in Glasgow, on the treatment table.

Eder Militao, Real Madrid, Celtic, Real Mallorca
Eder Militao suffered an injury during Real Madrid's game against Celtic last Tuesday. Credit: @marca
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Militao was substituted off by Antonio Rudiger at half-time and he is expected to return to action for the Madrid derby next weekend.

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He will however miss Los Blancos visit to Mallorca this weekend and UEFA Champions League home game against RB Leipzig in midweek.

With Rudiger available, Carlo Ancelotti has a straightforward replacement available to him, although it is far from ideal that Militao might not be at peak fitness against Atletico Madrid.

Real Madrid Star Suffers Heartbreak on Holiday As Girlfriend Dumps Him Days Before Having His Baby

Meanwhile, Eder Militao’s holidays did not go as planned as the Brazilian has split up with his girlfriend Karoline Lima just days before she gave birth to their daughter.

The Brazilian model and influencer started dating the Real Madrid defender in 2021 as they had a very public and passionate relationship before they broke up.

According to the Daily Star, Lima revealed she decided to end the pair’s relationship after she realized it was not going to work between them.

The World's Most Valuable Soccer Teams 2022: Real Madrid Top Forbes List

Sports Brief earlier also reported that Spanish giants Real Madrid have been named as the world's most valuable football club.

The Los Blancos have topped the Forbes' fresh list and are valued at $5.1 billion — $350 million more than last year, so Madrid's worth has gone up by 8 percent.

Meanwhile, Madrid's arch-nemesis Barcelona are second on the list, valued at just $100 million less than reigning European champions.

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