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Sprain means Inigo Martinez's season could well be over

REAL SOCIEDAD

Sprain means Inigo Martinez's season could well be over

Sprain means Inigo Martinez's season could well be over

JOSE JORDAN

AFP

The defender suffered a Grade II sprain to his left knee in today's session and with just two weeks of the season to go, he may not return this term.

San Sebastián

Iñigo Martínez and Jonathas were late additions to the casualty list as Real Sociedad ended their preparations for Real Madrid's visit to Anoeta this morning. The Ondarroa-born centre-back, who only this week signed a new contract with the Txuri Urdin, picked up a knee injury at the end of today's workout in Anoeta. 

Real Sociedad's medical staff confirmed the injury - a Grade II sprain, with partial tear to the patellar tendon. When asked about the defender in the pre-game press conference, coach Eusebio Sacristán said: "It's a Grade II injury and there's only two weeks of the competition left to play an with the injury he's got, it means we won't be able to count on him".

Iñigo joins a list of players who won't be available for La Real until the pre-season - Imanol Agirretxe, Sergio Canales, Carlos Martínez and Raúl Navas, the latter is still recovering from a long-term injury and has yet to appear since returning from his loan from Eibar.

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