Real Madrid have been dealt a big injury blow following the news that star player Eden Hazard will miss the El Clasico clash with arch rivals Barcelona.
Summer signing Eden Hazard has suffered a fractured ankle and would miss the blockbuster El Clasico meeting with Barcelona in the Spanish La Liga.
He suffered the injury from during the recent Champions League game at home to French Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint Germain (PSG).
Eden Hazard was subbed off during the PSG game following the injury he sustained via the tackle from Belgian international teammate Thomas Meunier.
Eden Hazard has not enjoyed an extended run in the Real Madrid team mainly because of injury problems.
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The 28-year-old forward signed for Real Madrid from Premier League giants Chelsea in the summer in a club-record deal.
Real Madrid paid around €100m to sign Eden Hazard who had one year remaining on his contract at Chelsea.
Eden Hazard spent seven successful years at Chelsea with two Premier League titles and two Europa League titles.
The Belgian international signed for Chelsea from French Ligue 1 outfit Lille for a fee of around £32m.
He won the Premier League title under former Chelsea managers Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte.