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Real Madrid star Karim Benzema likely to miss rest of the season

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Published : Apr 28, 2019, 10:33 am IST
Updated : Apr 28, 2019, 2:26 pm IST

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has expressed that he has ‘many options’ and will try to win the game despite Karim’s absence.

The real madrid striker has score 21 goals in 34 appearances in La Liga's current season. (Photo: AFP)
 The real madrid striker has score 21 goals in 34 appearances in La Liga's current season. (Photo: AFP)

Leeds: Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema is likely to miss the remainder of the club’s season as the player has been diagnosed with a muscular injury.

“Following the tests carried out today on our player Karim Benzema by the Real Madrid medical department, he has been diagnosed with a muscular injury to his left biceps femoris,” Real Madrid said in a statement.

“His recovery will continue to be assessed,” it added.

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has expressed that he has ‘many options’ and will try to win the game despite Karim’s absence.

“We know Karim will not be there, but we will put out a team to try and win the game. I won't say how we will play, or the system. We have many options,” Goal.com quoted Zidane as saying.

Real Madrid will now face Rayo Vallecano on April 29

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