Raphael Varane will not be in the Champions League semi-final second leg between Real Madrid and Chelsea. The white player suffers a muscle injury in the right abductor.
Varane retired at halftime in the match between Real Madrid and Osasuna and the white club itself has confirmed that it will not play against Chelsea in an official statement. “After the tests carried out today on our player Raphaël Varane by the Real Madrid Medical Services, he was diagnosed with an injury to the right abductor muscles. Pending evolution”. The period of injury can be 10 days.
The loss of the player further complicates the Madrid defense, which is already badly punished. Nacho and Militao will be the central pair, but the wings are a problem for Zinedine Zidane. Carvajal and Lucas are not available on the right wing, while Mendy arrives very just to occupy the left. This makes the option of Sergio Ramos commanding a defense of three centrals not unreasonable.