Real Madrid injury update – February 2023

Thanks to the endless amount of fixtures and thin squad size, Real Madrid have been hit by a number of injuries recently.

Thibaut Courtois picked up an injury in the warmup ahead of Real Madrid’s game against Mallorca on Sunday. According to Marca, the Belgian is expected to miss up to three games. His objective is to make it back in time for the first leg against Liverpool.

Both Karim Benzema and Eder Militao picked up knocks against Valencia on Thursday 2 February. They missed Madrid’s game against Mallorca on Sunday and will also miss the Club World Cup semi-final against Al Ahly on Wednesday.

Eden Hazard picked up an injury in training on Saturday 4 February. According to AS, the Belgian is expected to be out for 4-5 weeks.

Ferland Mendy picked up muscular injury against Atletico Madrid on the 31st of January. According to COPE, the Frenchman will be sidelined for two months.

Lucas Vazquez picked up an injury against Valencia in the Spanish Super Cup on the 12th of January. The Spaniard has been recovering well and should be available later this month or early March at the lastest.

Real Madrid’s injury list as of the 6th of February 2023:

PlayerInjury typeInjury dateEstimated return date
Lucas VázquezAnkle Injury12 Jan 20232 March 2023
Ferland MendyMuscle Injury31 Jan 20232 Apr 2023
Karim BenzemaMuscle Injury3 Feb 202315 Feb 2023
Éder MilitãoMuscle Injury3 Feb 202315 Feb 2023
Eden HazardPatella tendon irritation4 Feb 20235 March 2023
Thibaut CourtoisMuscle injury5 Feb 202315 Feb 2023

*Estimated return dates are based on the average recovery time.

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