The official website for European football

Derlei in doubt for Sporting

Published: Friday 7 September 2007, 9.21CET
New recruit Derlei risks missing the start of Sporting Clube de Portugal's group stage campaign a week on Wednesday after twisting his left knee in training.
 

UEFA.com features

Ronaldo's 100 Champions League goals: how, when, where
  • Ronaldo's 100 Champions League goals: how, when, where
  • Ronaldo's 100: Ten of his greatest Champions League hits
  • John Terry to leave Chelsea: his memorable European moments
  • Four-time winner Seedorf one of a kind
  • Real Madrid's Germany hoodoo: four wins in 30
  • Great UEFA club competition two-legged comebacks
  • Greatest UEFA Champions League comebacks
  • Hope for Arsenal and Barça? Great comebacks
  • UEFA Champions League round of 16 classics
  • Snap shot: Gerrard and Liverpool's Istanbul heroes
1 of 10
 
Published: Friday 7 September 2007, 9.21CET

Derlei in doubt for Sporting

New recruit Derlei risks missing the start of Sporting Clube de Portugal's group stage campaign a week on Wednesday after twisting his left knee in training.
Derlei risks missing the start of Sporting Clube de Portugal's UEFA Champions League group stage campaign after twisting his left knee in training.

Tests
The 32-year-old striker, who returned to Portuguese football on loan from FC Dinamo Moskva this summer, will undergo tests in the coming days to assess the extent of the injury but faces a race against time to be fit for the Lisbon side's Group F opener against Manchester United FC a week on Wednesday. Paulo Bento's side will also face AS Roma and FC Dynamo Kyiv in Group F action.
Last updated: 07/09/07 9.29CET

Related information

Team profiles

http://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid=582744.html#derlei+doubt+sporting