The news is not reassuring for Gareth Bale. The Welsh striker, who had been forced out of the game against Sporting Portugal (2-1) in Lisbon in the Champions League due to a right ankle injury, A London hospital earlier this week.
If his initial absence was estimated at two months, the winger of Real Madrid could eventually be unavailable until April, says the Spanish press. This would make it missing a fortnight of championship, the round of 16 of the Champions League, but also the World of clubs, that will play Real in December. It is Lucas Vazquez who should take his place, at least to dispute the classico of Saturday at Camp Nou.