Russia’s star man Dzagoev out of Euros

Alan Dzagoev

Alan Dzagoev has made 49 appearances for Russia

Russia midfielder Alan Dzagoev will miss out on Euro 2016 after suffering a broken foot playing for CSKA Moscow.

Dzagoev, 25, broke a metatarsal during CSKA’s 1-0 win over Rubin Kazan on Saturday, a result that clinched the Russian title for CSKA.

Russia are in Group B at the Euros with England, Wales and Slovakia and kick-off against England on 11 June.

“The medical examination confirmed the fracture of the second instep bone,” the Russian Football Union said.

Dzagoev, the joint-top scorer at Euro 2012, will be replaced by FC Krasnodar’s Dmitri Torbinski, 32.

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