The official website for European football

Viviano faces up to six months on the sidelines

Published: Saturday 23 July 2011, 23.00CET
FC Internazionale Milano goalkeeper Emiliano Viviano is set to miss the UEFA Champions League group stage because of a cruciate ligament injury in his left knee.
Viviano faces up to six months on the sidelines
Inter's Emiliano Viviano has been ruled out for up to six months with a cruciate ligament injury ©Getty Images
 
 
 
Published: Saturday 23 July 2011, 23.00CET

Viviano faces up to six months on the sidelines

FC Internazionale Milano goalkeeper Emiliano Viviano is set to miss the UEFA Champions League group stage because of a cruciate ligament injury in his left knee.

FC Internazionale Milano goalkeeper Emiliano Viviano has been ruled out for up to six months after picking up a cruciate ligament injury in his left knee in training.

Viviano, 25, who joined the Nerazzurri from Bologna FC in the summer, will undergo surgery in the coming days and is expected to miss the entirety of Inter's UEFA Champions League group stage campaign.

The former AC Cesena and Brescia Calcio goalkeeper has featured six times for Italy as Gianluigi Buffon's understudy, but now looks likely to be absent for his country's four remaining UEFA EURO 2012 qualifiers.

Last updated: 24/07/11 17.14CET

Related information

Player profiles
Member associations

http://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid=1652931.html#viviano+faces+months+sidelines

  • © 1998-2014 UEFA. All rights reserved.
  • The CHAMPIONS LEAGUE and UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE words, the UEFA Champions League logo and trophy and the UEFA Champions League Final logos are protected by trade marks and/or copyright of UEFA. No use for commercial purposes may be made of such trade marks. Use of UEFA.com signifies your agreement to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.