Before the second leg of the Copa del Rey semi-final, Real Madrid received bad news from defender Ferland Mendy.
This season, Ferland Mendy has not contributed too much to Real Madrid because of various injuries. A thigh injury kept the French player out for two months before re-appearing against Barca in La Liga on March 20.
Unfortunately, the French defender continues to have bad luck. According to a report from Athletic, Ferland Mendy continues to face being sidelined for a long time. In the latest statement on the homepage, Real Madrid confirmed:
“After the Real Madrid medical department conducted an examination, Ferland Mendy was diagnosed with a muscle injury in his left calf. The club will continue to carry out the next test. The new injury could keep Mendy out of the range. one month”.
With an absence of about four weeks, Mendy will certainly miss the semi-final second leg of the King’s Cup at Barca’s Camp Nou, in addition, he will also miss two legs of the Champions League quarter-final against Chelsea. A significant loss of personnel for coach Carlo Ancelotti.
Mendy is considered a player with good speed, strength and ability to compete. Fast pace, good reading of the game is another strong point of the Real Madrid star. However, with the continuous injury, this player is not meeting the expectations from the MHM of the Madrid team.
Real has almost no chance to win La Liga when they are 12 points behind Barca, they are also at a disadvantage in winning tickets to the final of the King’s Cup of Spain. The Madrid team lost 0-1 in the first leg at home, and in the second leg they had to be a guest.