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Juventus midfielder doubtful for UCL final with Real Madrid

Champions League By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 13/05/2017

Juventus midfielder doubtful for UCL final with Real Madrid

Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira is doubtful for the champions league showdown against RealMadridd on June 3rd in Cardiff as confirmed by  Massimiliano Allegri.

The German international suffered a hamstring injury just 10 minutes into the second leg of the Champions League semi final against Monaco.

Khedira insisted afterwards that the injury was "nothing serious" and it was hoped that he would be ready for the Coppa showdown with Lazio on May 17.

Allegri, however, says the midfielder will be sidelined for that game and the next two Serie A matches against Roma and Crotone.

He is also a doubt for the last league game of the season against Bologna.

"Seeing Khedira in the Coppa Italia final or against Crotone next week is impossible," Allegri told a news conference. "We'll evaluate him day by day to see about the Champions League final."

Khedira has been a crucial part of Juve's treble charge this season, making 44 appearances in all competitions and scoring five goals.

Real Madrid, on the other hand, is also struggling to have Gareth Bale and Pepe fit for the final in Cardiff Pepe suffered an injury as a result of collision with his team mate Toni Kroos in a league game against Athletico Madrid having put Real Madrid ahead with a header before been forced out of the game in Santiago Bernabeu.

Bale sustained a lengthy injury on his return in the game against Barcelona he suffered a relapse and was forced off the pitch.