Recoba blow for Inter
By Nadia Carminati
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Alvaro Recoba has been ruled out of Inter's Champions League clash with Ajax.
Alvaro Recoba will miss Internazionale's UEFA Champions League clash with Ajax after damaging his thigh during a training session.
The Uruguayan striker now joins team-mate Juan Veron on the sidelines after the former Chelsea man was sidelined for three weeks having sprained his ankle against Juventus.
Recoba will also miss out on the Serie A clash with Livorno on Saturday and news of the injury will come as a severe blow to Inter boss Roberto Mancini.
The Nerazzurri's forward line has been misfiring of late, and the absence of his star striker will do absolutely nothing to aid his side's prospects of advancing in Europe's premier club competition.