Juve lose Boumsong to thigh blow

Juventus centre-back Jean Alain Boumsong will be out of action for about two months after suffering an injury to his left thigh during a friendly match.

Juventus centre-back Jean Alain Boumsong will be out of action for about two months after suffering an injury to his left thigh during a 2-1 friendly defeat by Real Zaragoza last week.

Promotion
The 27-year-old Frenchman, who joined Juve from Newcastle United FC in 2006, played 33 games in Serie B last season as the Bianconeri won both the division and promotion. However, Boumsong has not appeared in the opening two Serie A victories under new coach Claudio Ranieri.

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