Serie A - Viviano suffers bad knee injury

Sun, 24 Jul 00:57:00 2011

Italy's reserve goalkeeper Emiliano Viviano could be out for several months after suffering a serious knee injury in training with Inter Milan.

Serie A - Viviano suffers bad knee

Viviano, who recently joined the club from Bologna, tore a ligament in his left knee.

"Tests revealed a complete tear of the anterior cruciate ligament. Surgery is required and will be planned over the next few days," Inter said in a statement.

Italian media said the player would be out for six months.

Viviano, 25, made his Italy debut last year and has six caps in total. He is the second choice keeper behind Gianluigi Buffon.


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