Vivas out for season

Internazionale FC's Nelson Vivas will miss the rest of this season with a knee ligament injury.

Internazionale FC will be without Nelson Vivas for the rest of this season after the Argentinian international sustained a serious knee ligament injury.

Training match damage
Vivas broke down in training after twisting his right knee in an attempt to go for the ball during a match between Inter's first and reserve teams.

Tests confirm bad news
Clinical tests have confirmed the seriousness of the injury, but have given Vivas hope that he may play in this summer's FIFA World Cup, as the ligament is not torn.

Consolation ahead of Athens clash
However, Inter, who travel to face AEK Athens FC on Thursday in the UEFA Cup, have received some consolation with the news that Stéphane Dalmat was able to play in the same match that Vivas was injured, and that Emre is also progressing towards full fitness.