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Real Madrid Coach Carlo Ancelotti Reveals Vinicius Junior’s Injury and Length of Absence

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Real Madrid Coach Reveals Vinicius Junior’s Injury and Absence

Real Madrid coach, Carlo Ancelotti, has provided an update on the injury suffered by Brazilian star Vinicius Junior during the match against Celta Vigo, as well as the expected duration of his absence from the field.

Setback for Real Madrid

Real Madrid faced a setback during their third stage match in the Spanish league, as Vinicius had to leave the game in the 15th minute due to a hip problem. He was replaced by Joselo.

Vinicius’ Injury and Absence

Following the match, which ended in a victory for Real Madrid, Ancelotti revealed that Vinicius had sustained a leg muscle injury. As a result, the Brazilian striker will not be available for the upcoming league match against Getafe in the fourth round, scheduled for September 2.

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Ancelotti stated, “Vinicius is experiencing some discomfort in the muscles of his leg. He attempted to continue playing, but it was bothering him, so we decided to substitute him.”

Positive Outlook for Recovery

Ancelotti reassured fans that Vinicius’ injury is not serious, unlike the long-term injuries suffered by goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and defender Eder Militao earlier this season. The coach expressed confidence that Vinicius will recover in time to return after the international break.

Possible Impact on National Team Duties

However, there is a chance that Vinicius may miss the start of Brazil’s 2026 World Cup qualifiers against Bolivia and Peru on September 9 and 12 respectively.

Source: “Mark”

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