Jude Bellingham Injury Update – Return Date Revealed

Published 02/11/2024, 7:53 AM EST

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Real Madrid put on a masterclass last night with the side running riot over Girona in a 4-0 win. Jude Bellingham was the star of the show for his team, with the Englishman bagging a brace for his side. However, the player had to be taken off the field during the second half of the contest after he picked up an injury. Los Blancos has provided an update on the player in their recent statement with the player set to miss the next four games for the Merengues.

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This is a colossal blow for Carlo Ancelotti‘s men, as the player has been a driving force behind the team’s success. Bellingham has scored 20 goals for his side across all competitions, emerging as the top goal-scorer for his side. The Englishman’s absence could force the team to adapt to the circumstances, as the side takes on RB Leipzig in the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 in their upcoming encounter.

Jude Bellingham is out for three weeks!

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The Englishman had an early exit from the game last night after he had to be taken off the field in the 57th minute. Madrid provided an update on his situation in a statement with the club informing fans of the predicament. Bellingham has picked up a high-grade sprain in his left ankle and won’t be available for selection for the next three weeks at least.

 

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His absence will see the Englishman miss out on the team’s first-leg clash against RB Leipzig in the UEFA Champions League Round of 16. The player will also be unavailable for league games against Rayo Vallecano, Sevilla, and Valencia. Madrid is confident the player will recover in the next three weeks before the second-leg clash against Leipzig.

Bellingham’s injury is an enormous blow for Real Madrid as their camp already has a string of players on the sidelines. Fans will hope that the player can make a speedy recovery with the Englishman playing a crucial role in the team’s success this season.

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Bellingham’s injury a huge headache for Real Madrid

Carlo Ancelotti might be at his wit’s end with Real Madrid facing a string of injuries in recent months. The side is without all their key defenders and now has taken another blow with midfielder Jude Bellingham following suit. While Andriy Lunin and Kepa Arrizabalaga have stepped up to the plate following the injury to Thibaut Courtois, the defense is in dire need of a fresh pair of legs.

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While Aurelien Tchouameni did a great job leading the backline alongside Dani Carvajal against Girona, Ancelotti will need to find a fix in the coming weeks. The side will get some help before their clash against Leipzig with Antonio Rudiger set to make his return from his hamstring injury. It will be interesting to see if Madrid can keep their calm in the absence of some of their top names in the coming weeks.

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Saurabh Saket

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