Federico Chiesa Suffers 7-Months Injury

Juventus and Italian forward Federico Chiesa will be out for around seven months after undergoing knee surgery. The player’s club side Juventus confirmed the news on Sunday. Juventus said 24-year-old Federico Chiesa was operated on in Innsbruck, Austria “to reconstruct the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee”.

Federico Chiesa Ruled out for Seven Months

The report also said the surgery had been a “perfect success”. Italy international Chiesa was injured during the first half of Juventus 4-3 win over Jose Mourinho’s AS Roma two weeks ago. He was only just returning to the side after a spell on the sidelines with a muscle injury.

Federico Chiesa Suffers 7-Months Injury
Federico Chiesa Suffers 7-Months Injury

Chiesa, who has scored four club goals this season, will also miss Italy’s bid to qualify for the 2022 World Cup via the play-offs which will be against Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal. The European Champions failed to book an automatic place to the showpiece event in Qatar and will host North Macedonia on 24 March.

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