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Argentina midfielder Palacios suffers broken leg

IANS  |  Buenos Aires 

faces more than a month on the sidelines after suffering a broken leg while playing for River Plate, the club said.

Palacios sustained the in River's 2-0 victory over in the Superliga on Sunday. Despite being in discomfort, the 20-year-old completed the full 90 minutes for the reigning champions, reports

In a brief statement issued on Tuesday, River revealed that scans showed the playmaker had a fractured right fibula.

said he would need at least 45 days to recover, a scenario that would rule him out of six league matches and three group fixtures.

Palacios, who made his debut for Argentina's national team last year, has been linked with a move to Real Madrid in July.



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First Published: Wed, February 13 2019. 13:52 IST