- Sergio Ramos will not captain Real Madrid during the clash with Shakhtar Donetsk
- The center-back has been ruled with an undisclosed injury problem suffered in La Liga
- Los Blancos will file out against Barcelona in the first El Clasico of the season at the weekend
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Sergio Ramos will not be included in Real Madrid's Champions League opener against Shakhtar Donetsk at the Alfredo di Stefano Stadium.
Los Blancos captain was substituted early during their 1-0 loss to Cadiz due to a suspected injury problem.
It has now come as a huge worry for coach Zinedine Zidane who is expected to start his campaign against the Ukrainian side on a winning note.
Sergio Ramos ruled out of Real Madrid's Champions League with Shakhtar Donetsk.
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After the defeat to Cadiz, it is understood the French gaffer had a crisis talk with his team after the embarrassing loss to the newly-promoted side.
After the mid-week clash with Shakhtar, Madrid will travel to the Camp Nou to face Barcelona at the weekend.
Other teams involved with Real Madrid in Group B include Serie A side Inter Milan and Bundesliga club Borussia Moenchengladbach.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Gareth Bale did not accept a ten per cent pay cut like other Real Madrid players and staff during the lockdown, reports claim.
The entire first team of players accepted while the Welshman declined to accept the reduction of his £500,000-per-week wage, widespread reports.
The 31-year-old opted to donate his wages to the Cardiff & Vale Health Charity rather than the club he won four Champions League titles with.
Legit.ng also reported that Zinedine Zidane has reportedly held talks with top Real Madrid stars after suffering their first of the season to Cadiz, The Sun.
Los Blancos lost by 1-0 to the newly-promoted side courtesy of a first-half strike from Anthony Lozano.
This led to a round table discussion between the manager and the senior players ahead of their busy schedule with the Champions League returning this week.
Legit.ng also reported that Karim Benzema is in his 11th season with Real Madrid and has won every competition at club level since he joined the club in 2009 from Lyon.
And those wins have come with lots of money in his bank account which is enough for him to acquire the good things of life.
Despite being axed from the France national team a few years back, the 32-year-old is still living a comfortable life with cars worth a staggering £3.5million parked in his garage.
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