Lengthy lay-off for Lucio
The 34-year-old Brazilian suffered the injury during the
Bianconeri’s final practice session ahead of yesterday’s Serie A
opener against Parma, with subsequent tests confirming the
“Lucio has undergone medical tests after twisting his right
ankle in training on Friday,” read a medical update from the club
this morning, issued on www.juventus.it.
“The X-ray and MRI scans, which were conducted on Saturday
morning, have revealed a complete tear of the defender’s anterior
Lucio moved to the Turin club last month after his contract with
Inter Milan was cancelled by mutual consent.
Juve began the defence of their Serie A title with a 2-0 home
win over Parma yesterday.