Marchisio ruled out for six months
Midfielder Claudio Marchisio has suffered a serious right knee injury during Friday's training session with Italy and is expected to be sidelined for six months. Juventus, who are already without Paul Pogba for up to two months, now face an uphill battle to advance past Monaco in the UEFA Champions League without three of their top central midfielders. Andrea Pirlo hasn't featured for the Italian giant either, since February 24, when he suffered a torn leg muscle against Borussia Dortmund.
Dodo has successful surgery
Inter defender Dodo has undergone successful surgery on a knee injury, but the club have not put a timescale on his return. The Brazil international was substituted in the 62nd minute of Inter's 1-1 Serie A draw against Cesena on March 15, with reports in Italy suggesting he suffered knee ligament damage. Dodo has made 20 league appearances for Inter since moving to San Siro in the close-season.
Perin out for three weeks
Genoa and Italy goalkeeper Mattia Perin will be out for up to three weeks with a shoulder injury. The 22-year-old had to pull out of international duty after taking a blow in the game against Juventus.
A statement on the official website reads: "The examinations revealed a medium-degree contusion to the right shoulder. The athlete was prescribed with 10 days of rest until further examinations. The expected recovery time for a full return to professional sporting activities is estimated to be around three weeks."
Santon out with flu
Davide Santon has pulled out of Inter's match with Sampdoria tonight after coming down with flu symptoms. Santon had been expected to start, but the full-back was sent home to Milan this morning. Inter released a statement confirming he had flu symptoms and a high fever overnight.
Milan lose Bonaventura
Milan's injury misery continues with news Giacomo Bonaventura is out of tonight's game against Cagliari. Bonaventura had been expected to start at San Siro, but he left the training camp this afternoon with a knee injury. Andrea Poli is likely to take his place in midfield. The Rossoneri are already without El Shaarawy, Montolivo, Rami, De Sciglio, Armero, Zaccardo, Mastour, Zapata and Agazzi.
Savic to miss Udinese match
Defender Stefan Savic will miss Sunday's clash with Udinese, as well as Montenegro's EURO 2016 qualifier with Russia. The former Manchester City defender has become a key man for club and country, but Fiorentina announced that he is struggling with a hamstring injury. Savic, 24, has spent a season with City in 2011/12 before completing a move to the Stadio Artemio Franchi, where he has made 78 appearances, scoring four goals.
Seydou Keita suffers knee sprain
Roma have confirmed that midfielder Seydou Keita has picked up a knee sprain, but make no predictions on his recovery times. The Malian international was substituted in yesterday's 3-0 defeat to Fiorentina in the UEFA Europa League Last 16. Over the next few days Keita will undergo further tests.
Pogba ruled out for two months
Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba will be out for nearly two months after tearing a muscle in his right thigh. Pogba was hurt on Wednesday, midway through the first half of the 3-0 Champions League victory at Borussia Dortmund which sent the Serie A champion to the quarter-finals. The France international is not expected to return to action until May 8, ruling him out of the Champions League quarter-finals as well as the first leg of the semifinals, should Juventus progress.
Pogba picks up injury
Juventus have suffered a big blow midway through the first half of their Champions League round of 16 second leg against Borussia Dortmund, with star midfielder Paul Pogba withdrawn due to injury. The Frenchman collided with BVB's makeshift right-back Sokratis Papastathopoulos, and appeared to tweak his hamstring in the process. He was able to limp off, but he could be set for a short stint on the sidelines.
Parma president arrested for money laundering
Parma chairman Giampietro Manenti has been arrested on charges of money-laundering as the crisis at the Serie A club continues. The club are bottom of the league, have already been docked three points for failing to pay their players on time and are on the brink of having to stop playing. Manenti's arrest comes as Parma prepare to face a bankruptcy hearing on Thursday that could result in it being wound up and prevented from completing the rest of their Serie A fixtures.
Shaqiri out for a week
Inter's Xheridan Shaqiri will sit out the Europa League game against Wolfsburg on Thursday due to a thigh injury. The Swiss midfielder limped out of last Sunday's game against Cesena, struggling with pain in his left leg. Today his club have confirmed that medical exams reveal an elongation to the femoral muscle in his left thigh.
Dodo left San Siro on crutches
Inter left-back Dodo limped off during the Cesena game with a knee sprain. His left knee will be examined in the coming days to see how bad it is, initial reports said it should not be too serious. Reporters say he left San Siro limping and on crutches.