The absence of Hazard in this Sunday’s derby against the Athletic (16:15 hours / Movistar LaLiga) is already a reality. The truth is that the Belgian had very difficult to arrive due to his injury and, although there was hope, they have disappeared throughout the week in which he has been working outside the group.
However, what has been known is that he has taken a step backwards in his recovery and could not even reach the second round of the round of 16 against him. Atalanta next March 16, the date on which he was expected.
When jumping onto the pitch during these days, the sensations have not been as expected and in Madrid, accustomed to not taking risks, they are pessimistic about their return next week, especially because Zidane it will not count on the player if he is not in full condition.
In this way, the weeks pass, the seasons with them, and Eden
Hazard that he still does not raise his head in what was to be his most fruitful campaign after a first full of complications.