Veteran midfielder only Real Madrid player to pick up injury during break | OneFootball

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Madrid Universal

·29 September 2022

Veteran midfielder only Real Madrid player to pick up injury during break

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So far this season, Real Madrid have had a long list of reasons to smile about.

For starters, Carlo Ancelotti’s side are the only team in Europe to have won every game up until this point of the campaign.

Furthermore, the marquee addition of Aurelien Tchouameni has surpassed expectations, with there being a strong argument to suggest that there is not a more in-form defensive midfielder in the world currently.

In addition, Los Blancos adapted in an ideal fashion in the absence of the injured Karim Benzema, winning all three games with their talismanic striker sidelined.

It seems as if the European champions now have another reason to be chuffed about after the return of club football this weekend.

As per a report by AS, all the 15 Real Madrid players that were called up by their national teams during the international break have returned to the club in good shape.

The only doubt remains Luka Modric, who suffered a minor injury and could be rested in Los Merengues’ upcoming fixture against CA Osasuna.

However, the Croatian captain could be in line to participate in his side’s Champions League game against Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday night, before being fully fit to face Getafe and then, Barcelona.

It was also recently revealed that Karim Benzema is set to make the matchday squad to face Osasuna on Sunday, after returning from the knee injury he sustained against Celtic in the Champions League.

With Xavi’s side hot on Real Madrid’s heels in the ongoing campaign after a summer of enviable business, the race for the biggest honours is likely to go down to the wire between the eternal rivals.

As a result, it is key for the side’s players not to pick up major injuries in the club’s bid to maintain their success.

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