Giorgio Chiellini will miss Italy’s friendlies against Argentina and England after being sent home from their training retreat.
Italy’s announcement comes after Chiellini had been reported as a doubt for the two matches, as well as Juventus’ Champions League quarter-final first leg against Real Madrid.
The defender pulled up with an injury to his right thigh towards the end of the Bianconeri’s goalless draw with SPAL on Saturday.
He has already been replaced in Luigi Di Biagio’s squad by West Ham United stopper Angelo Ogbonna.
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