Real Madrid confirm injuries to Modric, Marcelo

Real Madrid confirm injuries to Modric, Marcelo

- Luka Modric and Marcelo have sustained respective abductor and hamstring injuries

- Other injured players for Madrid are Gareth Bale, James Rodriguez, Dani Carvajal, Pepe, Danilo and Fabio Coentrao

Real Madrid's injury list is bulking up with the announcement that Luka Modric and Marcelo have sustained respective abductor and hamstring injuries.

Real Madrid confirmed on Monday just two days after the duo were substituted during Saturday's 2 - 1 La Liga success at home to Malaga.

Real Madrid confirm injuries to Modric, Marcelo

Modric and Marcelo could be out till the end of the season

Before the win, the European champions had suffered successive defeats to Sevilla and Celta Vigo.

Coach Zinedine Zidane said after the match said: "I am a bit upset with the injuries. My mind is a bit blown. We have a big game Wednesday and injuries are screwing it up.

"A lot of the season is still left and like I always say, we will be needing every player."

Gareth Bale, James Rodriguez, Dani Carvajal, Pepe, Danilo and Fabio Coentrao.

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Madrid's injury list already includes Gareth Bale, James Rodriguez, Dani Carvajal, Pepe, Danilo and Fabio Coentrao.

A club statement confirmed Modric had suffered an injury to his right abductor, while Marcelo has a grade II tear in his left hamstring.

Madrid gave no indication of a possible recovery for timescale for either player.

The players however seem certain to miss the Copa del Rey quarter-final second leg at Celta on Wednesday, when Zidane's side will look to overturn a 2 - 1 deficit.

Source: Sports.naij.com

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