Benzema absent between ten and twenty days and uncertain for the next gathering of the Blues

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Benzema absent between ten and twenty days and uncertain for the next gathering of the Blues

Bad news for the French team. Got out half-hour injuryTuesday evening, during the victory (3-0) of Real Madrid on the lawn of Celtic Glasgow, in the Champions League, Karim Benzema is very uncertain for the last gathering of the Blues before the World Cup, which will start on Monday, September 19, while Didier Deschamps will communicate his list on the 15th. He could therefore not to take part in the two League of Nations group matches against Austria and Denmark, respectively on September 22 and 25.

The meniscus is not affected

The French passed, this Wednesday at the beginning of the afternoon, an MRI which revealed “an injury to the semitendinosus muscle and an overload in the quadriceps of the right thigh”, according to the medical statement released by Real Madrid. The Madrid medical staff also feared that the meniscus of his right knee would be affected, and, in fact, a longer unavailability of the captain of Real. It is ultimately nothing.

But his injury to the semitendinosus muscle of the right thigh – located at the back of the thigh and which allows the flexion of the leg on the thigh, a flexion of the knee and an external rotation of the hip – should keep him away from the land between one ten and twenty days. However, no official downtime has been communicated by the Madrid club.

Benzema is therefore already forfeited for the reception of Mallorca in La Liga, this Sunday, September 11, and that of RB Leipzig in the Champions League, next Wednesday (September 14). The striker is also expected to miss the Madrid derby against Atlético on Sunday, September 18.

If he is not yet 100% forfeited for these two meetings, within the Madrid club it was said, this Wednesday afternoon, that it was “almost impossible for him to be restored”. On the other hand, Benzema should be operational again for the reception of Osasuna in La Liga on Sunday, October 2.

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