Aurelien Tchouameni suffered an unfortunate injury during Real Madrid’s 2-1 win over Barcelona in their La Liga match.
As a result, the Frenchman is expected to be sidelined for around two months due to a lengthy recovery process.
Tchouameni will miss many key matches for Los Blancos, leaving them with few options in the midfield department.
The French midfielder is expected to miss Madrid for about two months and this will be a blow for Los Blancos.
The 23-year-old will miss nine games in total, six in La Liga and another three in the Champions League.
The duels that Tchouameni will lose are against Rayo Vallecano, Valencia, Cadiz, Granada, Real Betis and Villarreal in La Liga as well as against Braga, Napoli and Union Berlin in the Champions League.
His return is expected at the end of December.