Juventus have confirmed that Giorgio Chiellini will miss the rest of the Serie A campaign with a knee injury, which has forced them to replace him in the starting lineup.
Giorgio chiellino is out for 3-4 weeks with a lower-back injury The 23-year-old has been one of Juventus’ main targets this summer, with the Bianconeri reportedly targeting the former Sassuolo star with an eye on signing him as a replacement for Marco Materazzi in the coming months.
Chiellinis injury is the latest setback for the Nerazzurri, who have failed to qualify for the Champions League for the first time since the 2005-06 season.
The Nerazzurs first league win since the international break came against Bologna on March 3, but Chiella is the only player to start in the Italian top flight since Gianluigi Buffon’s retirement in 2001.
The Nerazurri are now just one point behind the leaders Juventus, who face Inter Milan on Wednesday.