Three Real Madrid players to miss Champions League game against Chelsea

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At least three Real Madrid players will miss the semi-final Champions League clash against Chelsea.

Chelsea take on Real Madrid in Spain next week before hosting the Spanish side at Stamford Bridge on the 5th of May.

Real Madrid left-back Ferland Mendy is expected to miss the first leg of the Champions League semi-final clash with Chelsea after picking up a calf complaint.

Real Madrid posted on their official website: “Following the tests carried out today on our player Ferland Mendy by the Real Madrid medical department, he has been diagnosed with an overload to the soleus muscle in his left leg.

“His recovery will be monitored.”

Right-back Dani Carvajal is a long-term injury victim and isn’t expected to return in time for the game against Chelsea.

Lucas Vazquez is expected to miss both legs of the game against Chelsea as he has been ruled out for the rest of the season after suffering a knee ligament damage.

Sergio Ramos and Eden Hazard have been out injured but are expected to return for the game against Chelsea.

Real Madrid have struggled with injuries this season. For their game against Getafe on Sunday, Fede Valverde, Sergio Ramos, Raphael Varane, Lucas Vazquez, Eden Hazard, Dani Carvajal, Ferland Mendy, Casemiro and Nacho Fernandez were all on the sidelines.

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