Real Madrid's Xabi Alonso suffers broken foot

The 31-year-old now seems set to miss Spain's three remaining World Cup qualifiers, the majority of Madrid's Champions League group stage campaign.

updated: August 21, 2013 18:10 IST
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Madrid: Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso could be out for up to three months after breaking a bone in his foot during training, the club confirmed on Wednesday.

"Xabi Alonso has today suffered a fracture in the fifth metatarsal of his right foot, x-rays carried out by the club's medical staff have revealed," said a statement on Real's website.

Although the club didn't specify an expected recovery period, Spanish media reported that Alonso will be out for three months.

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