Real Madrid must wait to see if they will be without in-form superstar Cristiano Ronaldo for any length of time after tests showed the Portugal international has suffered a hamstring injury.
Ronaldo was replaced early in the second half of Saturday's Primera Division win over Almeria with what coach Carlo Ancelotti described afterwards as only "a little problem" and the £80million forward underwent scans on Monday morning.
Those tests revealed Ronaldo has an injury and Madrid must now wait to see how the 28-year-old recovers.
A Madrid medical statement read: "After the tests taken today by Cristiano Ronaldo by the Real Madrid medical services in the Sanitas La Moraleja hospital, an injury has been detected in the back of the left thigh. Pending developments."
According to reports in Spain, Ronaldo told the waiting press "I'm fine" as he left the hospital following his scan but it remains to be seen when he will be available for Madrid again.
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