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Real Madrid’s Isco has added to Zinedine Zidane’s problems after suffering a hamstring injury.

According to Marca, the problem has developed in his right hamstring, and the club is awaiting further medical evaluation.

The clubs official social media platforms, state a medical report is pending on the player.

 

While he has only managed 15 minutes so far this season, he will be a player that Zidane will be counting on this season, if they are to mount a serious La Liga and Champions League challenge.

He arrived at Madrid back in 2013 for 30 million Euros, from Malaga.

He has gone on to be a prized asset of the Madrid golden age that brought three Champions leagues trophies back to back and the amazing 10th Championship of Europe in the clubs history.

He has played for Real 279 times, scoring 48 goals and 52 assists.

There have been several of Europe’s elite enquire about the 27-year-old Spaniard, as he not always a starter. But he is deemed a go-to guy by the club when they need that special something.

The loss of a player of Isco’s ability is only compounded by the injury problems that Zidane and Madrid are already facing.

Marco Asensio is out until around February time with a ruptured cruciate ligament.

New boys Rodrygo and Eden Hazard have been out but are expected back any day as they have resumed regular training. The only problem is with them having missed so much preseason, how long will it take for them to be match ready?

Brahim Diaz was recovering from a hamstring injury to only recently ended up with a hip injury too. He may still be a few weeks from returning.

Then James Rodriguez after his will he stay, will he leave summer, has now just encountered a calf injury.

The next game will be the last of Sergio Ramos sports court suspension, so he will be back in contention.

The international break cannot come quick enough for Zidane.

KIEV, UKRAINE – MAY 26: Isco of Real Madrid speaks with Zinedine Zidane, Manager of Real Madrid following their sides victory in the UEFA Champions League Final between Real Madrid and Liverpool at NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium on May 26, 2018 in Kiev, Ukraine. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

 

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