Real Madrid winger Eden Hazard has been sent to a US clinic that specialises in basketball injuries, as he looks to recover from a fractured ankle in time for Euro 2020.
The Belgian suffered the injury setback in Los Blancos' 1-0 win away at Levante on 22 February, just a week after he'd returned from another ankle injury that had kept him out of action since the end of November.
And according to Belgian news outlet HLN, Hazard has been sent to the Carell
El pasado jueves adelantamos en el @partidazocope que la opción elegida para el tratamiento de @hazardeden10 iba a ser la operación. Sobre la recuperación, nunca hay plazos fijos y además, no se va a forzar nada, pero se espera que en 2 meses pueda estar entrenando con el grupo pic.twitter.com/ycbH1NP2fM— Melchor Ruiz (@melchorcope) March 3, 2020
The injury sums up what has been a mightily frustrating season for the former Chelsea
The £90m man has scored just once since his summer arrival and has provided four assists in 15 appearances for Zinedine Zidane's title-chasing side.