Andrea Poli will have to wait a little while longer for his Inter Serie A debut after picking up another injury.
The summer signing from Sampdoria was hoping to make an appearance at Catania this weekend before being struck by more fitness problems.
The former Italian Under-21 international is struggling with a left leg issue that will see him sidelined for about 10 days.
Poli, who arrived at the club in August with some physical problems, could be available for the Week 8 home game against Chievo.
The 22-year-old left Marassi over the summer after Doria were surprisingly relegated to Serie B at the end of last season.