Florenzi returns to Roma training after ACL surgery

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Alessandro Florenzi's recovery from a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee has taken a step forward with his return to Roma training on Monday.

Florenzi was forced to undergo surgery after sustaining the injury in the closing stages of the 3-1 victory over Sassuolo on October 26.

The Italy international has stepped up his rehabilitation this week, running for the first time as part of an individual training programme.

Alessandro Florenzi starts running again as recovery continues

Another key milestone in Alessandro Florenzi's recovery...

Posted by AS Roma on Monday, 19 December 2016

Centre-back Kostas Manolas has been ruled out for two weeks due to a hamstring sustained in the 1-0 defeat at Juventus on Saturday, meaning he will miss Thursday's meeting with Chievo.

Radja Nainggolan is also a doubt for the match after complaining of tightness in his right calf.