Paulo Dybala is because of bear additional assessments on a thigh damage he picked up on the weekend, with an preliminary MRI scan suggesting a lay-off which may very well be as much as six weeks.
Dybala was substituted throughout Juve’s 1-Zero win at Cagliari on Saturday and was recognized on Sunday with a light to medium pressure to his proper thigh flexor.
Nonetheless, extra exact assessments will likely be carried out on Wednesday, as soon as the muscular swelling has subdued, to find the total extent of the injury, with doubts being raised as as to whether he will likely be match to face Tottenham Hotspur within the Champions League spherical of 16 first leg on Feb. 13.
“He’ll instantly begin rehabilitation with the prognosis for return higher evaluated within the coming days,” learn a press release on the Serie A membership’s web site.
Dybala tweeted that he’ll “be again quickly,” however even when the damage is confirmed as only a gentle to medium sprain, he will likely be a doubt for the Bianconeri‘s subsequent Serie A fixtures in opposition to Genoa and Chievo.
The Juve squad has been given 9 days off following Saturday’s victory, with Serie A resuming after its winter break on Jan. 20, though Juve are usually not in motion once more till Monday, Jan. 22.
They are going to return to coaching on Jan. 16.
🇮🇹Vittoria importante!Grazie a tutti per i messaggi di affetto,torneró presto!
🇦🇷Un triunfo importante.Gracias a todos por los mensajes de apoyo, volveré pronto y más fuerte!
🇺🇸An important win tonight!Thanks all on your assist and your messages, I will be again quickly! pic.twitter.com/3swgBg758U
— Paulo Dybala (@PauDybala_JR) January 6, 2018
Allegri added that he was relieved to enter the break with a 1-Zero victory that retains them a single level again of Serie A leaders Napoli.
“We did not react in addition to we should always’ve completed, the second half was very bodily,” Allegri stated. “It was essential that we deliver dwelling the end result, so I praise the lads, as we’re nonetheless in Napoli’s slipstream and have damaged away from Inter and Roma…
“Juventus have completed our responsibility very properly to this point this season, as we’re second in Serie A, via to the Champions League spherical of 16 and the Coppa Italia semifinals.”
Federico Bernardeschi tapped in to place Juve forward within the 74th minute, and although moments later he appeared to make use of his arm to deliver down a cross, no penalty was given.
The hosts have been additionally upset that the purpose was given whereas Leonardo Pavoletti was down injured following a conflict with Medhi Benatia, and Allegri sugggested Cagliari had a proper to be aggrieved, saying: “I’ll say that Cagliari didn’t need to lose in the present day.
“VAR is an instrument that was meant to scale back controversy, however as an alternative it has elevated it as a result of folks do not settle for the referee’s resolution.”
Ben Gladwell studies on Serie A, the Italian nationwide crew and the Bundesliga for ESPN FC, UEFA and the Press Affiliation. @UEFAcomBenG.