Wesley Sneijder was expected to be back against Fiorentina tomorrow, but Inter confirmed tests showed he “needs an additional period” of treatment.
The Dutchman is not in the squad to face the Viola on Saturday evening, although he had been in full training sessions for the last few days.
“Sneijder is still not ready for a full return to the team,” read a statement on the club website.
“This is what was revealed by this morning's training session and the medical tests to which the midfielder was subjected this afternoon on the part of the Inter medical staff.
“For the complete recovery of the injury to the rectus femoris muscle of his right leg, which he sustained on November 11 at the end of the warm-up before Inter v Cagliari, Sneijder still needs an additional period of specific exercises.”
It is not clear how much longer Sneijder will be sidelined for.
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