Reports suggest Inter goalkeeper Julio Cesar could be out until January, as his recent injury is worst than first thought.
The Brazilian international has already been out of action for Inter's last six games after pulling a muscle against Genoa.
Il Corriere dello Sport understands he has made little or no progress in terms of recovery over the last month, generating concern among Inter's medical staff.
It's now a very real possibility that Cesar will miss the World Club Cup next month.
In fact, it's doubtful that he'll play again in 2010 and won't be back until after the winter break.
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