Di Natale's injury resurfaces
By Nadia Carminati
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Udinese striker Antonio Di Natale has been ruled out for six weeks with a knee injury.
Udinese striker Antonio Di Natale has been ruled out for six weeks with after picking up another injury to his problem right knee.
The 28-year-old hit-man returned from an injury lay-off for the Coppa Italia match against Albinoleffe on Wednesday.
It was initially feared that he might have suffered some serious ligament damage, but scans have shown the true extent of the impairment.
While Stadio Friuli medics have confirmed that the goalscorer has escaped the need for surgery, they have recommended Di Natale takes complete rest for a sustained period to allow the problem to fully heal this time.