The 20-year-old midfielder sustained a sprained ankle while contributing to Los Blancos’ impressive 4-0 triumph over La Liga contenders Girona. Despite scoring two goals in that match, Bellingham was substituted just before the sixty-minute mark.
There have been speculations that he was fortunate to escape ligament damage, which could have sidelined him for months, but the anticipation is that he will be fit for action within a few weeks. Bellingham is optimistic that this will be the case.
Following another injury setback that will require him to take a break from playing, he posted on social media: “Back in no time, your messages have kept me positive. Gracias Madridistas!”
According to the current schedule, Bellingham will miss the first leg of the Champions League last-16 clash with RB Leipzig and La Liga matches against Rayo Vallecano and Sevilla.
Bellingham’s absence will be keenly felt by Madrid, considering he has scored 20 goals in 29 appearances this season. Nevertheless, Los Blancos possess depth in their squad and aim to stay competitive for both domestic and continental honors while their influential No.5 watches from the sidelines.
This season he played in total 5 times for 449 minutes for Champions League.
Jude Bellingham scored 4 goals for Real Madrid. He procured 3 assists. He received 2 yellow cards and no red cards.
Real Madrid performance and stats
It has a positive goal difference after scoring 16 goals and conceding 7.