Real Madrid defender David Alaba to miss second leg with Manchester City

Real Madrid defender David Alaba is reportedly unlikely to feature against Manchester City in the Champions League on Wednesday night.

Having fallen to a 4-3 defeat at the Etihad Stadium, Real have work to do in the second leg at the Bernabeu to reach the final of the competition.images.jpeg 495

However, according to Cadena Cope, Los Blancos face the prospect of having to defeat the Premier League giants without their best defender.

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Alaba was withdrawn at half time of last week’s first leg, the report claiming that a fibrillar rupture was the reason and what caused the Austria international to remain sidelined at the weekend.Alaba

Despite having the weekend off, the suggestion is that the 29-year-old will again miss out on selection, a development that comes as a huge blow to the Spanish side.

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Nacho is expected to deputize for Alaba, partnering Eder Militao in the middle of the backline.

 

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