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NEW PLAYERS ADDED TO THE LIST OF INJURIES

27 Nov 2006
Riki, Cristian and Estoyanoff are the new members in the list of injured players, but only Cristian is a serious doubt for the match with Racing Santander in la liga. Meanwhile, Duscher and Arizmendi could be ready for the weekend. Both of them started to train with a special routine.

So far, the list of casualties due to injuries was conformed by Valer??n, Bodipo, Pablo Alvarez, Arizmendi and Duscher. Now three names have been added to this list: Riki, Cristian and Estoyanoff. The most serious case is Cristian Hidalgo, the Catalan suffered a contusion in one knee, and the injury has affected the ligament. The doctor of Deportivo, C?Šsar Cobi??n, said that Cristian will be under treatment during the following days, and that he will join the group depending of his evolution. For this reason he is the main doubt for Sunday's liga game against Racing Santander.

Other player that suffered problems in the game with Osasuna is Riki. The Madrilian left the pitch with a strong pain in his right thigh. The latest scan indicates that the problem isn't serious since the striker only suffered a small problem in the muscle, however it's necessary to follow his progression during the next hours, although doctor Cobi??n said that Riki might be ready to play on Sunday.

The list of casualties in the game played in Pamplona is completed with Fabi??n Estoyanoff. The Uruguayan suffered a strong blow in one knee, but doctor Cobi??n confirmed that the problem isn't serious, and that the winger could even return to train on Wednesday (tomorrow).

Finally, Javier Arizmendi and Aldo Duscher are near to return. Arizmendi has been suffering from muscular problems since the last week, while the Argentinean has been sidelined during the last four weeks with a thigh injury. Doctor Cobi??n said that both of them have started to train with the group, although they have a special routine. They might be ready for Sunday's clash with Racing. Valer??n, Bodipo and Pablo Alvarez will continue to conform the list of casualties. Valer??n and Pablo Alvarez should be ready to play at the end of December, while Bodipo will have to wait until the next year.


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