Kevin-Prince Boateng risks a lengthy lay-off after Sassuolo confirmed he has suffered a groin strain.
The Ghana international limped off during Sunday’s defeat to Parma at the Stadio Tardini.
A statement from the club stated tests showed a muscular lesion in the pelvic area.
It remains to be seen how bad the injury is, but it’s possible we won’t see Boateng again in 2018.
The 31-year-old has scored five goals with one assist in 12 Sassuolo games this season between Serie A and the Coppa Italia.