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Gareth Bale faces a wait to see if he can make his Real Madrid home debut in next weekend's derby against Atletico Madrid after tests taken on Monday morning revealed he was suffering from "muscle fatigue" in his thigh.
The world's most expensive player had been due to make his Bernabeu bow in Sunday night's clash with Getafe but felt a tweak in his left thigh during the warm-up and was left out by coach Carlo Ancelotti as a precaution.
Bale underwent further tests on Monday morning at the Sanitas hospital in La Moraleja where, according to a medical statement from the club, it was confirmed that the Wales international was suffering from muscle fatigue.
The statement on www.realmadrid.com read: "After the tests carried out today on Gareth Bale at the Sanitas La Moraleja hospital, fatigue in the left thigh muscle was found. It will be treated."
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