Alessio Romagnoli joins long AC Milan injury list

Reports in Italy have indicated Alessio Romagnoli could be out for a month with a calf injury confirmed by AC Milan.

Romagnoli joins long AC Milan injury list

AC Milan defender Alessio Romagnoli has joined the club's lengthy injury list after the Rossoneri confirmed their captain has a calf injury. Romagnoli sustained the injury during training on international duty on Friday and reports in Italy suggest he could be out for a month.

Milan said examinations conducted by the club's medical staff diagnosed Romagnoli with "a lesion of the myotendinous junction of the medial segment of the left calf". Romagnoli has been a key player in Milan's recent rise up the Serie A table, scoring late winners in consecutive matches against Genoa and Udinese.

Mounting injury problems for Gattuso

His injury is another blow to coach Gennaro Gattuso, who is already without a raft of players including Lucas Biglia, Giacomo Bonaventura, Mattia Caldara and Mateo Musacchio. However, Ivan Strinic could soon be available after the Croatia defender was cleared to resume training following a heart problem.