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Hazard not injured, only suffers muscle fatigue

The attacker won’t need to miss extend time and could be available for El Clasico.

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Real Madrid attacker Eden Hazard has escaped serious injury and only suffers muscle fatigue, meaning that he could and should be available when Los Blancos visit Barcelona for the upcoming El Clasico, which will be played on October 24th.

Hazard was forced to leave Belgium’s match against France with what appeared to be a hamstring injury, but he received tests on his muscle which confirmed that he didn’t pick up any kind of serious issue.

While it would be risky for him to feature on Real Madrid’s next match against Shakhtar, Hazard could very well use these next few days to get ready for El Clasico, even if he might not be in the right form and condition to start in such a crucial game.

Hazard has been struggling with injuries ever since he signed for Real Madrid in the summer of 2019, so the team’s coaching and medical staff have to take a cautious approach with his recovery every time he feels some discomfort.