AC Milan via their website are reporting that centre back Mateo Musacchio will be out for the season after undergoing a successful surgery on his left ankle yesterday. The defender is expected to recover in four months.
@AntoVitiello: Mateo Musacchio was operated on arthroscopy on the left ankle by Professor Ramon Cugat— TeamMilanAC (@TeamMilanAC) June 23, 2020
The surgeon said he was satisfied with the outcome of the operation. Recovery times are estimated at 4 months, barring complications. pic.twitter.com/cRX6XUnM5H
Musacchio had lingering ankle problems which prompted the decision to undertake the surgery. The defender lost his place to Simon Kjaer who also picked up an injury in the game against Lecce leaving Milan thin at the bacl. Leo Duarte has also been out.
AC Milan and Italian Football Links
- Milan vs Lecce 4-1 Player Ratings. [AC Milan Offside]
- Milan will reportedly announce Ralf Rangnick in mid-August. [AC Milan Offside]
- Di Marzio reports Milan will consider Bundesliga trio. [AC Milan Offside]
- Parma run riot against Genoa in 4-1 victory as Cornelius get hat trick. [Football Italia]
- Napoli beat Hellas Verona 2-0 as Lozano scores first of 2020. [Football Italia]
World Football Links
- Barcelona beat Athletic Bilbao 1-0 to go back on top of La Liga. [BBC]
- Tottenham Hotspur beat West Ham United 2-0 as relegation looms. [BBC]
- Leicester City held to 0-0 draw by Brighton as Schmeichel saves penalty. [The Guardian]
- Borussia Dortmund planning virtual tour of Asia in the summer. [Super Sport]
- David Luiz close to one year Arsenal renewal. [Sky Sports]