Astori sidelined with knee injury
Roma will be without Davide Astori for several weeks after he suffered a knee injury during the Champions League win over CSKA Moscow. The central defender damaged his right knee during the 5-1 win at the Stadio Olimpico, but was able to complete the full 90 minutes.
"Astori was sent for tests which revealed a right knee sprain with damage to the collateral medial ligament," said a statement on Roma's official website. "The player has already started physiotherapy on the case."
Biabiany out indefinitely
Parma winger Jonathan Biabiany, 26, is out indefinitely after doctors discovered a heart problem. An irregular heartbeat was discovered when Biabiany was having a medical ahead of his failed move to AC Milan, general manager Pietro Leonardi said at a news conference on Thursday. "Jonathan will only get back onto the field when we have total safety for his health," Leonardi added.
Meanwhile, Parma defender Mattia Cassani was "99 percent likely" to need surgery on a back problem and will be out for two to four months.
Inter midfielder Mateo Kovacic is expected to be on the bench for the game against Dnipro tomorrow due to a bruised foot, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport. The Croatian, who has been in stunning form this season, suffered an injury during training this week and will not be risked in the opening Europa League group game.
Radu picks up muscle injury
Lazio defender Stefan Radu has been ruled out for around three weeks with a muscle injury. The Romanian underwent tests on Tuesday and has been informed that he has picked up a muscle injury in his right foot. As a result, Radu will join team mates Ederson, Alvaro Gonzalez and Federico Marchetti on the clubs injury list.
Saponara requires knee surgery
AC Milan have suffered an injury blow after the club confirmed that midfielder Riccardo Saponara is set to undergo knee surgery. The 22 year old Italian suffered a sprain in his left knee during a training match, and was immediately transported to the Galeazzi Orthopaedic Institute in Milan. Saponara had been an unused substitute in the Rossoneri's first two games of the season.
Maresca undergoes surgery for appendicitis
Palermo have confirmed that Enzo Maresca successfully underwent surgery today for a case of acute appendicitis. The veteran was taken to hospital yesterday evening, direct from the Rosanero's training base in Verona. Suffering from sharp abdominal pains, Maresca was hospitalised and kept under observation overnight. A statement on the club website reads: "Midfielder Enzo Maresca was operated on today due to acute appendicitis. The operation was perfectly successful and in the coming days the player will return to Palermo."
Lopez out for two weeks
Milan have confirmed in a statement released today that goalkeeper Diego Lopez has a hamstring injury that rules him out for at least two weeks. The Rossoneri have also updated, in the same statement, on defender Alex's condition: "The defender, meanwhile, is suffering with an edema to his right adductor. In the coming days there will be further clinical evaluations to determine the prognosis."
Diego Lopez pulls hamstring
Milan goalkeeper Diego Lopez is a serious doubt for Saturday's Serie A clash against Juventus. The Spaniard looked to have pulled his hamstring after trying to receive a back pass from Rossoneri teammate Mattia De Sciglio during, Milan's 5-4 win against Parma on Sunday. Both Lopez and Brazilian center back Alex will have medical examinations on Monday to determine the severity of the two injuries.
Torres unable to make his Milan debut
Striker Fernando Torres had been expected to make his AC Milan debut on Sunday night against Parma, but the club revealed just an hour before kick-off that he had failed to recover from an ankle sprain picked up in training on Saturday. Torres will undergo further tests on Monday to determine the extent of his injury but a first report indicates that it isn't serious.
El Shaarawy to miss Parma
AC Milan striker Stephan El Shaarawy has been left out of 23-man squad for the trip to Parma on Sunday due to a minor ankle injury. El Shaarawy suffered an ankle sprain while training with Italy during the international break, keeping him out of games against the Netherlands and Norway. Medical tests reveal that his ankle is still slightly inflamed from the knock. El Shaarawy is expected to make a return on time to feature in clash with Juventus on September 20th.
Milan sweating over El Shaarawy fitness
AC Milan have been left sweating over an injury to star forward Stephan El Shaarawy. After a scintillating performance in the Rossoneri's 3-1 win against Lazio in their Serie A season opener, Il Faraone was left out of Italy's international commitments over the last week after picking up a knock to his right ankle.
Now it seems the injury has returned with Milan closely monitoring the players condition ahead of their Sunday trip to Parma. The 21-year-old missed most of last season due to a fractured metatarsal bone in his right foot, playing in just six Serie A matches.
Palermo lose Ezequiel Munoz
Palermo will be without Ezequiel Munoz after the centre-back suffered a left thigh strain. The 23-year-old Argentinean defender is expected to be sidelined for at least three weeks. Palermo's next Serie A game is away to Verona on Monday.