Nigerian descent David Alaba is to miss the second leg Champions League clash against Manchester City at Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday night according to a report from Spain.
The 29-year-old former Bayern Munich defender was withdrawn at halftime in Etihad Stadium of last week’s first leg of the semi-final.
According to a report from Cadena Cope claiming that Alaba had a fibrillar rupture which ruled him out of Real Madrid’s 4-0 win over Espanyol over the weekend.
Austria international will be a huge blow for Carlo Ancelotti’s side as he will again miss out on selection.
Nacho is expected to deputise for Alaba, partnering with Eder Militao in the middle of the backline.
Real Madrid fell to a 4-3 defeat at the Etihad Stadium with the La Liga giant having work to do in the second leg at the Bernabeu to reach the final of the competition.