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Sunday October 30 2011
Cassano needs further tests

There is some confusion over Antonio Cassano's condition, as Milan confirm he “is not well yet and needs further tests,” while his agent is more reassuring.

It's still not clear what happened when the 29-year-old was taken ill as the team arrived at Malpensa Airport from Rome after Saturday's 3-2 win.

There are reports he had a fainting spell in which he struggled to speak or move effectively, so was kept in hospital overnight and will be in the Policlinico in Milan for at least another night.

“Cassano is still not well and we need to perform further tests,” confirmed Milan chief medic Rudi Tavana.

However, Cassano's agent was more reassuring, even if he released further details of what exactly happened.

“Antonio has recovered all his normal functions,” Beppe Bozzo told Sky Sport Italia.

“Now he can speak normally and no longer has problems, not with his sight nor his balance.”

Clearly Cassano will not travel with the rest of the Milan squad for Tuesday's Champions League trip to BATE Borisov.

This is the second strange injury to strike the Rossoneri, as Gennaro Gattuso could require surgery and an early retirement after suffering from Sixth Nerve Palsy, a condition that turns one eye outwards and causes double vision.

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