Inter confirm Icardi medial knee ligament damage


Inter striker Mauro Icardi could be set for a lengthy absence after the Serie A club confirmed he has suffered medial knee ligament damage.

Icardi sustained a sprain to the ligament during Saturday's 2-1 Serie A win over Bologna.

Inter tweeted on Monday to confirm the 23-year-old's injury, which almost certainly rules him out of this weekend's crunch clash against top-three rivals Roma, while reports in Italy suggest the Argentine will be out of action for a month.