Eduardo Camavinga suffers serious knee injury: Real Madrid star sidelined until January

Camavinga Suffers Knee Injury: Real Madrid Midfielder Out Until Mid-January

By Rubén Jiménez | Updated 11/17/2023 – 12:13 CET

Eduardo Camavinga, the talented midfielder of Real Madrid, has been dealt a blow as he has suffered a madrid-star-sidelined-until-january/” title=”Eduardo Camavinga suffers serious knee injury: Real Madrid star sidelined until January”>torn lateral collateral ligament in his right knee, according to reports from the club. The severity of the injury is worse than initially anticipated, as the Frenchman was initially diagnosed with a sprained knee by the French federation.

Camavinga's clash with Dembele
This was Camavinga’s clash with Dembele: his cries of pain say it all…

However, further tests conducted by Real Madrid’s medical team have revealed a rupture of the external lateral ligament in his right knee. This unfortunate injury will keep him sidelined from the playing fields until mid-January, resulting in approximately two months without being able to play.

The injury occurred during a training session with the national team when Ousmane Dembele tripped over the ball and fell on Camavinga’s leg. Initially, it was believed that Camavinga could continue with the team, but he eventually returned to Madrid for a thorough examination.

Real Madrid's medical report

Real Madrid is hopeful of recovering Camavinga in time for the Spanish Super Cup or the subsequent matches, which would mean an absence of eight to ten weeks. This recovery period is similar to that of Aurélien Tchouaméni, which poses a challenge for coach Carlo Ancelotti in reshaping the midfield.

Real Madrid Medical Report

Following today’s tests conducted by the Real Madrid Medical Services on Eduardo Camavinga, it has been confirmed that he has suffered a rupture of the external lateral ligament in his right knee. Further updates will be provided as his condition evolves.

Duration of Absence and Missed Games

If the expected eight-week absence is confirmed, Camavinga will be unable to participate in the remaining matches of 2023 for Real Madrid. The following games will be missed:

  • Cádiz – Real Madrid
  • Real Madrid – Napoli
  • Real Madrid – Granada
  • Betis – Real Madrid
  • Union Berlin – Real Madrid
  • Real Madrid – Villarreal
  • Alavés – Real Madrid


One Response

  1. “Sending my best wishes to Eduardo Camavinga for a speedy recovery. It’s unfortunate to see such a talented player like him suffer a serious knee injury. Real Madrid will surely miss his presence on the field until January.”

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