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Casemiro undergoes new test, fracture not completely healed

Real Madrid have missed the Brazilian's solid presence in midfield

MILAN, ITALY - MAY 28: Casemiro of Real Madrid battles for the ball with Fernando Torres of Atletico Madrid  during the UEFA Champions League Final match between Real Madrid and Club Atletico de Madrid at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on May 28, 2016 in Milan, Italy.  (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Madrid, Oct 25 (IANS) Real Madrid football club coach Zinedine Zidane on Tuesday said his Brazilian midfielder Casemiro underwent a medical test to confirm the exact state of his recovery and found that the fracture in his leg has not yet healed.

Casemiro underwent a new radiological test to know the exact state of his injury after surprisingly being named in the Brazilian national squad for the World Cup qualifying matches on November 10 and 16 against Argentina and Peru, respectively, reports Efe news agency.

Zidane revealed that the news at the moment is not good and the player should continue with the first phase of recovery.

"He is still in the recovery process. We are lucky and hope he will get better every day. He is confident but not recovered yet," Zidane said.

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