Real Madrid Injury and Suspension Update Ahead of Union Berlin Clash

Real Madrid is gearing up for a crucial Champions League group-stage match against Union Berlin, and they are aiming for a strong start to their 2023-24 campaign.

Carlo Ancelotti’s squad has already secured an impressive five consecutive wins in La Liga, placing them at the top of the league table with 15 points.

The last game saw Real Madrid clinch a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Real Sociedad at the Bernabeu.

Federico Valverde and Joselu were the heroes of the day, finding the back of the net to secure three vital points for the hosts.

Injury List

Now, let’s take a look at Real Madrid’s injury and suspension updates as they prepare to face Bundesliga side Union Berlin.

Vinicius Junior:

Status: Out

Type of injury:

Thigh Possible return date: Unknown

Vinicius Junior sustained a thigh injury during the match against Celta Vigo at the end of August. Unfortunately, the Brazilian prodigy will be unavailable for this important clash, dealing a significant blow to the capital club.

Eder Militao:

Status: Out

Type of injury: Knee

Possible return date: Unknown

Eder Militao recently underwent surgery for an ACL injury suffered in the team’s season opener. Regrettably, the talented defender is expected to remain sidelined for the entire campaign.

Thibaut Courtois:

Status: Out

Type of injury: Knee

Possible return date: Unknown

Thibaut Courtois, the exceptional goalkeeper, has also undergone ACL surgery. As a result, he is likely to be unable to participate in most matches throughout the 2023-24 season.

Ferland Mendy:

Status: Major doubt

Type of injury: Muscle

Possible return date: September 20 (vs. Union Berlin)

Ferland Mendy has been making significant progress in his recovery from a muscular problem. There is a glimmer of hope that the defender might be fit enough to make a return to the squad for this upcoming match.

Arda Guler:

Status: Out

Type of injury: Knee

Possible return date: September 27 (vs. Las Palmas)

Arda Guler underwent knee surgery earlier this season to address a lingering issue. However, the attacker is expected to be available for selection before the end of the month, potentially returning for the match against Las Palmas on September 27.


Real Madrid is fortunate not to have any players suspended for this crucial match.

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