Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro broke leg at weekend

Casemiro has played 61 times for Real Madrid since his debut in 2013

Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro broke his leg during his side's win over Espanyol on Sunday, the club has announced.

The 24-year-old was forced off after 19 minutes during the 2-0 away win.

The La Liga side did not say how long the Brazilian would be out but Spanish media suggestexternal-link he could miss three weeks.

The defensive midfielder has made five appearances in all competitions for Madrid this season.

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