Gareth Bale ruled out of Champions League semi-finals against Atletico Madrid
Real Madrid and Wales forward Gareth Bale has been ruled out of their upcoming Champions League semi-finals against Atletico Madrid.
This information is reaching Fabinfos Sport, afer the spanish giants annouced on their official website that Gareth Bale is set to be out on the sidelines for at least 3 weeks. This could see him out till the middle of May 2017. The statement on the website read.
Following the tests carried out on Gareth Bale by the Sanitas Medical Services, the player has been diagnosed with a grade 2 injury in his left calf. His recovery will continue to be assessed.
And therefore Bale, 27, will be absent in both legs of Madrid’s last four clash against fierce rivals Atletico, in what is a bitter blow after a difficult weekend for Zinedine Zidane’s men following their narrow 3-2 defeat against titlerivals Barcelona.
The Wales international missed his side’s games in the build up to the clash with Barcelona (el clasico), but was named in the startung 11 of that game.
Bale further sustained an injury in the game, which led to sugestions that the decision to rush him backfired, though the coach (Zidane) maintains he made the right decision.