Real Madrid Star Luka Modric Suffers Hip Injury, Set to Be Ruled Out of Action for 10 Days

Real Madrid Star Luka Modric Suffers Hip Injury, Set to Be Ruled Out of Action for 10 Days

  • Real Madrid has confirmed that veteran midfielder Luka Modric suffered a hip injury while on international duty with Croatia
  • The La Liga champions are expected to be without Modric for up to ten days, as they prepare for the resumption of the league after the international break
  • Luka Modric is expected to miss key games for Real Madrid starting from this weekend’s La Liga game against Osasuna

Real Madrid has been dealt a huge injury blow ahead of this weekend’s La Liga game against Osasuna as veteran midfielder Luka Modric has been ruled out of the clash.

Modric picked up a hip injury following a gym session after returning from the international break, with tests confirming the 37-year-old midfielder had suffered an overload in the hip.

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Real Madrid Star Luka Modric will miss 10 days of action after suffering a hip injury while playing for Croatia. Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt
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According to 90MIN, Real Madrid confirmed that Luka Modric is expected to be ruled out for up to 10 days due to the injury and is expected to miss this weekend's game against Osasuna.

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Additionally, Modric is probably going to miss Madrid's forthcoming Champions League match against Shakhtar Donetsk as well as their upcoming league matchup against Getafe.

Real Madrid are still unsure if the veteran midfielder will be fit in time for the first El Clasico of the season when they tackle arch-rivals Barcelona in mid-October.

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The La Liga champions are in search of a right-back to cover for Dani Carvajal and believe they can seal a deal for roughly €50 million to sign the 28-year-old.

Cancelo still has 4 years left to spend at Etihad Stadium as his current contract with Manchester City expires in 2027.

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Luka Modric hailed as the best midfielder in the world

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Luka Modric’s exploits for Real Madrid are not going unnoticed. The Croatian midfielder has been picked as the best midfielder in the world by Atletico Madrid midfielder Rodrigo De Paul.

Modric helped Los Blancos win the UEFA Champions League and Spanish La Liga last season, while also playing a key role in the club’s Spanish and UEFA Super Cup successes this August.

In a Q&A session on TikTok, De Paul picked Modric as his best midfielder when quizzed about Atletico Madrid’s 2-0 loss to the Spanish champions in the Madrid derby.

Source: Sports Brief News

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