Ibrahimovic to miss two Milan games with knee injury

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be out for at least two matches with a knee injury, just a month before the start of Euro 2020, AC Milan coach Stefano Pioli said on Tuesday.

The Swede, who returned to international football in March after a five-year absence, suffered the injury during Milan’s 3-0 victory over top-four rivals Juventus at the weekend.

Third-placed Milan, who sit three points above fifth-placed Juve in the race for the Champions League, visit Torino on Wednesday and face Cagliari this weekend.

“He suffered a slightly sprained knee, he will not be available tomorrow (Wednesday) or Sunday against Cagliari. And then we will see what the developments are next week,” Pioli said.

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Ibrahimovic has only scored once since February after missing games through injury and suspension.

 

 

But the 39-year-old recently signed a contract extension until June 2022 and has netted 17 times in all competitions this term.

He could be back for Milan’s potentially crucial final Serie A match at second-placed Atalanta on May 23.

 

Sweden open their Euro 2020 campaign against Spain in Seville on June 14, before further Group E games against Slovakia and Poland in Saint-Petersburg.

 

 

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