Fiorentina striker Alberto Gilardino has been ruled out for three weeks after suffering an injury against Juventus on Saturday.
Scans carried out this morning have shown that the Italy international has suffered a second-degree tear to a muscle in his leg.
A statement released on the club's official website has revealed he will not play against for three weeks while doubts remain about the fitness of Artur Boruc.
The Polish goalkeeper is due to visit a specialist after suffering a shoulder injury, which means he could miss Fiorentina's next game.
Sinisa Mihajlovic now has a selection headache as both of his first choice shot stoppers are on the sidelines.
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