Serie A stars Edinson Cavani, Walter Gargano, Alvaro Pereira and Arevalo Rios have had their return to Italy postponed due to an airplane malfunction.
The Uruguayans were away on international duty and expected back in the Peninsula this evening, but still haven’t left Chile after their World Cup qualifier.
It’s reported the players were kept on the plane for an hour on the runway before being told to leave because there was a fault with the engine.
They are now likely to fly out from Chile tomorrow morning, changing flights in Madrid to reach Rome and from there travelling on to their towns.
This is a big problem for Inter, Napoli and Palermo, who all have to play Serie A matches on Saturday.