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Giovinco set for two-week absence

Giovinco set for two-week absence

By Eurosport
Last update The 27/08/2012 at 17:04 -
By Eurosport - The 27/08/2012 at 17:04
Sebastian Giovinco is set to miss Juventus's game with Udinese and a couple of Italy's World Cup qualifiers due to an ankle injury.

The Italy forward suffered the ankle twist during his side's 2-0 win over Parma in their Serie A opener on Saturday. He has sustained ligament damage.

Media reports in Italy suggest the player will be out for at least 10-15 days with the match against Genoa a possible date for his return.

Italy begin their 2014 World Cup qualifying campaign against Bulgaria on September 7 and Malta four days later.