Hazard’s suffering continues: the 18th injury with Real Madrid
The Belgian star, Eden Hazard, received a new painful blow, after it was confirmed that he was absent from the Spanish Real Madrid team, which is preparing to face Al-Ahly of Egypt, next Wednesday, in the semi-finals of the Club World Cup that is currently being held in Morocco, as the medical examinations that the player underwent confirmed that he was injured. in the patellar tendon of his left knee.
And the British newspaper “The Sun”, on Monday, shed light on the series of injuries that Hazard has suffered since joining the ranks of the Spanish team Real Madrid in 2019, from the English team Chelsea, in a record deal that cost the white club a value of 150 million pounds sterling.
The total number of injuries suffered by the 32-year-old striker since he carried the shirt of the Spanish team reached 18 injuries in three and a half years, which made his experience with the Royal Club a failure, and this was offset by a significant decline in his market value, compared to what it was when he was a player. for Chelsea FC.
During his first three seasons, the former French star of Lille was absent from Real Madrid on several occasions, after he suffered various injuries, whether it was in the hamstrings, muscle injuries, or due to bruises in his ankle, and other injuries.
And the current season for Eden Hazard is considered the most difficult in his career, as he has not played in the League since last September, and he remained locked in the bench for 17 of the 20 matches of the “Al-Merengue” team in this tournament, in addition to that, he managed to score one goal and contributed with one assist. Only during his 7 appearances in all competitions.
Hazard, whose contract with Real Madrid expires in 2024, carried the royal club shirt in 78 matches in all competitions, during which he scored only 7 goals and contributed 11 assists, which are weak numbers compared to what the player presented with the “Blues” team after he participated in 352 matches with him. He scored 110 goals in addition to contributing 92 assists.