Real Madrid star Dani Carvajal ruled out with heart problem
Spanish defender's name missing when Madrid revealed 18-man squad to meet Espanyol in Primera Liga game on Sunday.
Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal has been ruled out of action with a heart problem.
Carvajal's name was missing when Real revealed their 18-man squad to meet Espanyol in the Primera Liga at the Bernabeu on Sunday night.
"Following tests carried out on Dani Carvajal, he has been diagnosed with a viral pericardium infection," said a Real Madrid statement on their official website.
"His recovery will continue to be assessed."
According to reports in Spain, Carvajal could be out of action for up to six weeks.
The Spain right-back signed a two-year contract extension at Madrid this month, keeping him with the European champions until June 2022.
Updated: October 1, 2017 03:13 PM