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Juventus striker Alvaro Morata sidelined for a month with injury

The striker is expected to be out for up to 30 days after tearing a muscle in his left calf and will miss Juventus' first two Serie A games and the Italian Super Cup match against Lazio.

News 06 Aug 2015, 12:05 IST
Juventus Alvaro Morata
Morata picked up the injury during Juventus’ training session on Tuesday

Turin (Italy), Aug 5 Italian football giants Juventus announced that striker Alvaro Morata will be sidelined for up to one month due to a tear in the soleus muscle in his left calf. The club confirmed the news on their official website.

“Alvaro Morata will be sidelined for up to 30 days after suffering a torn soleus muscle in his left calf during yesterday evening's training session. Having departed the workout early, the striker underwent tests today in Shanghai to reveal the full extent of the damage,” the press release stated.

Morata will thus be left out of the Italian Super Cup clash against Lazio on Saturday in China. and the Spanish striker is also expected to miss the first two Serie A games, against Udinese on August 23 and against Roma on August 30.

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