Italian champions Milan have some real injury concerns ahead of Saturday's Serie A trip to Cagliari.
Star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic remains a doubt with an ankle problem which will be re-assessed at some point on Thursday.
Left-back Taye Taiwo, signed from Marseille, is definitely out after he twisted his ankle in the Trofeo Berlusconi against Juventus.
The defender will be sidelined for 30 days.
Midfielder Mark Van Bommel is suffering with a calf injury and is not expected to recover in time for the Sardinian clash.
Mathieu Flamini and Kevin Prince Boateng are also struggling physically.
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