Sampdoria have confirmed that Nenad Krsticic will not require surgery on the injury which has ended his season.
The Serbian was brought down by Genoa’s Francelino Matuzalem just 12 minutes into the 1-1 draw at Marassi eight days ago.
The 22-year-old, one goal in 25 League games this term, damaged ligaments in his left ankle and there were fears that he would need to go under the knife.
However, Doria have ruled against that idea after the youngster underwent more tests after a week of rest.
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