Real Madrid management won't rush Asier Illarramendi back from a slight injury.
Mindful of problems suffered by Nuri Sahin during his time at Real, Illarramendi will be granted all the time he needs to recover to full fitness.
The former Real Sociedad midfielder was forced off the pitch against Lyon almost a month ago and hasn't been since.
Real Madrid chiefs are determined for Illarramendi not to aggravate his problems and will not rush him back for the start of the new season.
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