Santiago Solari’s injury woes continue to mount, with the German midfielder joining Gareth Bale and Marco Asensio in the treatment room
Toni Kroos will miss a series of Real Madrid‘s forthcoming matches with a grade two adductor tear, the Liga giants have confirmed.
A statement on the club’s official website reads: “Following tests carried out on our player Toni Kroos today by the Real Madrid Medical Services, he has been diagnosed with a grade two tear of the adductor muscle in his left leg. His recovery will be monitored.”
Madrid did not specify an expected return date for Kroos but his grade two tear is likely to mean an absence of anywhere between three to six weeks to heal completely.
Indeed, Los Blancos could count themselves lucky, as grade three tears can sideline players for over three months.
That means the 29-year-old will miss both legs of the Copa del Rey last-16 tie against Leganes – the opening match of which comes on Wednesday – and the league games against Real Betis and Sevilla at the very least.
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Kroos’ absence adds to a considerable injury headache for Solari, who is currently without Gareth Bale (calf), Mariano (sciatica), Marco Asensio and Marcos Llorente (both hamstring).