Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal ruled out of Spains Euro 2016 qualifiers

Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal ruled out of Spain's Euro 2016 qualifiers after sustaining ankle injury in Atletico draw Dani Carvajal sustains ankle injury in Real Madrid 1-1 draw with AtleticoDefender out of Spain Euro 2016 qualifiers with Luxembourg and UkraineSpaniard expected to be out for two-to-three weeks with injury 

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Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal injured his right ankle during the 1-1 league draw at Atletico Madrid and is likely to miss Spain's crucial European Championship qualifiers.

A club statement on Monday revealed that tests on Carvajal at a Madrid hospital have diagnosed "an injury to the peroneal tendons" in his right ankle.

Carvajal, who has only missed one of Madrid's seven league matches this season, provided the pass that enabled striker Karim Benzema to score at the Vicente Calderon Stadium on Sunday.

Dani Carvajal lies on the ground after picking up an ankle knock in Sunday night's Madrid derby

Dani Carvajal lies on the ground after picking up an ankle knock in Sunday night's Madrid derby

Real Madrid have not put a time frame on his absence but he is expected to miss the next few weeks

Real Madrid have not put a time frame on his absence but he is expected to miss the next few weeks

The full-back will miss Spain's crucial Euro 2016 qualifiers against Luxembourg and Ukraine

The full-back will miss Spain's crucial Euro 2016 qualifiers against Luxembourg and Ukraine

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The club did not say how long it expected the right back to be sidelined, but tendon injuries normally take two-to-three weeks to heal, meaning Carvajal will likely miss Spain's qualifying matches for next year's European Championship.

The first match is against Luxembourg on October 9 before they travel to Kiev to face Ukraine three days later.

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