Rossi injury boost for Viola

Giuseppe Rossi's calf injury is less serious than initially feared and could feature in Fiorentina's game at Lazio.

Last Updated: 01/10/13 at 19:21 Post Comment

Giuseppe Rossi: Could return to action sooner than expected

Giuseppe Rossi: Could return to action sooner than expected

World Cup Promotions

Daily World Cup Promotions, sign up for a free £50 matched bet

Giuseppe Rossi's calf injury is less serious than initially feared and the Fiorentina striker could feature in Sunday's game at Lazio.

Rossi was replaced in the first half of Monday's 2-2 draw against Parma and tests taken on Tuesday confirmed the 26-year-old is struggling with a calf strain in his right leg.

The Italy international, who is Serie A's joint-top scorer alongside Torino's Alessio Cerci with five goals this season, will miss Thursday's Europa League Group E match at Dnipro but has not yet been ruled out of the trip to Lazio.

A statement from the club read: "Rossi will remain in Florence to undergo treatment and his availability for Sunday's game will be evaluated."

Croatian striker Ante Rebic will miss the game in Rome, though, after suffering a thigh strain against Parma which will sideline him for three weeks.

The Viola are still without German forward Mario Gomez, who is out with a right knee injury.

Sky Bet Free Bet Club: £10 free bet - £5 free every week

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments


am jealous but i do wonder why he's never done anything for barca and why they seemingly don't give two hoots that he's leaving. they clearly rate suarez more than him, that much is inarguable

Sanchez Is A Game-Changer For Arsenal...


uis Suarez: on his way to Barcelona. Liverpool : on their way to the Conference.

Liverpool agree sale of Suarez


aryl Janmaat, a cheaper alternative to Micah Richards? World Cup semifinalist versus Man City's backup, England's... what, fifth choice right back? That really hammers home the English premium.

harry hotspur
The Blank Gossip

Footer 365

Championship: Leeds United's opponents fail to turn up for pre-season friendly in Italy

Leeds were forced to call off their pre-season friendly with Viitorul Constanta after their opponents failed to turn up.

Transfer news: Manchester City in talks with Porto over Eliaquim Mangala

Manchester City are in talks with Porto over the signing of defender Eliaquim Mangala, according to Sky sources.

Louis van Gaal to link up with Manchester United on Wednesday

Louis van Gaal has confirmed he will start working with the Manchester United squad at Carrington on Wednesday.

Mail Box

Alexis Sanchez: Really Not THAT Good

The backlash has begun: Why are Barca letting him go if he's any good? We have mails on Alexis Sanchez, Luis Suarez, the World Cup and the wonder of F365...

Stop Your Sobbing And Man Up...

Oh and honey, put the kettle on. We have more World Cup mails but it's mostly an orgasmic explosion at the signing of Alexis Sanchez. Could this be Arsenal's year?

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property