Mi­lan de­fender Conti out for six months

The Borneo Post (Sabah) - - SPORT -

MI­LAN: AC Mi­lan full back An­drea Conti has been ruled out for six months af­ter suf­fer­ing a rup­tured cru­ci­ate lig­a­ment in his left knee.

“Conti un­der­went di­ag­nos­tic pro­ce­dures this af­ter­noon,” the Serie A club said on Fri­day. “To­mor­row (Satur­day) the Italy in­ter­na­tional will un­dergo knee arthroscopy surgery for ACL (cru­ci­ate lig­a­ment) re­con­struc­tion.

“His re­cov­ery time is ex­pected to be six months.”

Conti joined Mi­lan in June for a re­ported 24 mil­lion eu­ros ($28.6 mil­lion) from Serie A ri­vals Ata­lanta.

The 23-year-old had just earned his first call up for Italy. - AFP

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