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Real defender Ramos ruled out for up to six weeks

06 February 2015, 17:33

Barcelona - Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos has suffered a hamstring tear that could keep him out for up to six weeks, the La Liga leaders said on Friday.

Also read: Bayern to appeal Boateng’s three match ban

Ramos limped off during the first half of Real's victory over Sevilla on Wednesday and tests revealed a more serious injury than first anticipated.

"A torn hamstring in his left leg has been diagnosed and we will wait to see how it evolves," Real said in a statement on their website.

Ramos is a leader at the back for Carlo Ancelotti's side and has also scored important goals this season. He will miss several games starting with the derby against Atletico Madrid on Saturday.

- Reuters


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