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BREAKING: Hazard injures thigh, to miss Real Madrid season opener

Bad news for Real Madrid.

RB Salzburg v Real Madrid - Pre-Season Friendly Photo by TF-Images/Getty Images

Real Madrid have published a medical report on Eden Hazard, who suffers a thigh injury.

After the tests carried out after training today on our player Eden Hazard by the Real Madrid Medical Services, he has been diagnosed with a muscular injury to the anterior part of his right thigh. His recovery will continue to be assessed.

Hazard will obviously miss Real Madrid’s season opener against Celta Vigo this Saturday and could be out for the next three or four weeks, given that these injuries are always very tricky for every football player.

While this injury isn’t very serious, it is devastating news for Real Madrid, who want Hazard to be the undisputed leader of the team’s offensive line this season. Without him, Los Blancos will have to find someone who can step up and make an impact. Vinicius Junior could be the starter without Hazard if Zidane decides to play with a 4-3-3 formation. If he chooses a 5-3-2, expect Jovic and Benzema playing together or Isco playing behind the French striker.

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