Hazard's Real debut postponed due to leg injury

Madrid, Aug 16 (IANS) Belgian forward Eden Hazard, Real Madrids major signing for the upcoming season, is set to be sidelined during his clubs La Liga opener against Celta de Vigo on Saturday due to a leg injury, the Spanish club announced on Friday.

"After the tests carried out following training today, Eden Hazard has been diagnosed with a muscle injury to the anterior part of his right thigh," the club said in a statement.

The club did not reveal how long Hazard is expected to be on the sidelines, but he will miss Saturday's game, scheduled to be played at Celta Vigo's Balaidos stadium.

--IANS

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