Real Madrid star facing race against time to be fit to face Man City

Real Madrid’s hopes of securing a Champions League and Copa del Rey double may be dealt a blow as defender David Alaba is facing a race against time to recover from injury.

The centre-back suffered a calf problem during the 2-0 win over Chelsea in the quarter-final return leg of the Champions League on Tuesday, and was replaced at half-time by Antonio Rudiger.

ESPN report that test conducted on Alaba revealed a small muscle tear in his right calf, which will reportedly keep him sidelined for at least 10 days.

Carlo Ancelotti will hope that the defender will be able to recover in time for the…


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