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Casillas out for three months

Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas will be absent until near the end of April, it has been confirmed.

Casillas suffered a broken hand this week, forcing Real Madrid to move to sign Diego Lopez from Sevilla.

Dr. Miguel del Cerro operated on Casillas and told AS: “Everything went well. I have reduced the broken fragments and synthesized with two 17mm x 2mm screws. It went better than expected as I was able to reconstruct the joint perfectly.

“I do not like talking about deadlines, but he will be sidelined for anywhere between eight to 12 weeks.”

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