C Ronaldo to miss opening 3 games of Madrid’s campaign through injury

As Ronaldo continues to recover from the injury he suffered in the EURO 2016 final, it has been revealed the Madrid star may wait until September 11 to make his first appearance for the club.

Ronaldo who was pictured wearing a knee brace this week is set to miss Real Madrid’s first three matches against Sevilla on August 9 in addition to two La Liga fixtures against Real Sociedad and Celta Vigo.

His earliest appearance could come on September 11th when Madrid welcome Osasuna to the Santiago Bernabeu.

The 31-year-old is also set to miss out on the opening game of Portugal’s 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign against Switzerland.