Levante have announced that midfielder Miguel Pallardo faces three weeks on the sidelines after suffering a muscle tear in training.
The former Getafe player, who appeared as a late substitute in the 1-0 Europa League win against Helsingborgs on Thursday, suffered the injury to his left thigh in training on Friday and will miss Sunday’s home clash with Real Sociedad as a result.
Pallardo joins Greek striker Fanis Gekas on the sidelines, but Juanfran, who scored the decisive goal against Helsingborgs before sitting out training on Friday with a slight hip injury, trained normally on Saturday and should feature against the Basque outfit.
Play and compete for prizes in the world's most entertaining Fantasy Football Game. Select your favourite players from Europe's top 5 leagues, including Messi, Ronaldo, David Silva and Pepe Reina.