Italy Chiellini out of Spain, Israel clashes with ankle injury Joe Wright Last updated 2 years ago 20:35 9/1/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Getty Images Italy Juventus Italy v Israel Spain v Italy Spain Israel Serie A WC Qualification Europe The Italy defender will miss the nation’s next two matches after being sent back to Juventus for treatment on an ankle injury Giorgio Chiellini has been ruled out of Italy’s World Cup qualifiers with Spain and Israel due to an ankle injury.Spain win O2.5 goals 9/4The Juventus defender picked up the problem during training and has returned to Turin for treatment. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Brazil, beware! Messi and Argentina out for revenge after Copa controversy Best player in MLS? Zlatan wasn’t even the best player in LA! ‘I’m getting better’ – Can Man Utd flop Fred save his Old Trafford career? Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina “Giorgio Chiellini will not be available to head coach [Gian Piero] Ventura for the next two Azzurri matches with Spain and Israel,” Italy confirmed on Friday.”The Juventus defender sustained a right ankle injury and, following medical checks and diagnosis, left Coverciano to return to Turin for treatment.”It is unknown whether Chiellini could be at risk of missing Juve’s Serie A clash with Chievo on September 9 or the Champions League trip to Barcelona on the following Tuesday.Italy are second in Group G after six matches, level on points with leaders Spain, ahead of the showdown at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday.