Marcelo suffers muscle injury, Casemiro out for a month

Written by: IANS
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Madrid, Sep 24: Real Madrid Brazilian left-back Marcelo Vieira is suffering a "grade 2 muscle strain" in the right leg, according to a medical report, which was revealed by the club. [La Liga 2016-17: Schedule of Game week 6]

Marcelo, 28, retired last Wednesday in a La Liga match between Real Madrid and Villarreal at the Santiago Bernabeu and "will continue to be monitored," the statement said on Friday,reports Efe.

Marcelo (left) (Image courtesy: Real Madrid Twitter handle)

Meanwhile, fellow Brazilian Real Madrid player Casemiro, who was injured in last Sunday's encounter between Real Madrid and Espanyol (0-2), has a crack in the bone of his left leg and will be out for a month.


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