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Sunday February 28 2021
Dybala, Morata, Arthur, Bonucci: Juventus injury news and updates

Juventus had six players injured against Hellas Verona, including Paulo Dybala, Leonardo Bonucci and Arthur, but when will they return to action?

Dybala picked up a knee injury against Sassuolo in January. He was supposed to remain on the sidelines for 15-20 days, but he hasn't made his return to action since.

Dybala flew to Barcelona for a specialist consultation with knee surgeon Ramon Cugat earlier this week.

Andrea Pirlo said La Joya doesn't need surgery, but his recovery time remains uncertain.

The Juventus tactician has short of options upfront as Alvaro Morata is also unavailable.

He is reported to have caught cytomegalovirus and was rested against Hellas Verona. Juventus hope to have him available against Porto in the second leg of the Champions League last 16 stage.

The Old Lady face Spezia and Lazio before their meeting with the Portuguese side.

Arthur suffered a post-traumatic calcification at the level of the interosseous membrane and still feels pain. Therefore he is not eligible to play.

His physical conditions are being monitored daily by Juventus' medical staff. Even if Pirlo needs him against Porto, it won't be easy to recover the former Barcelona star in time for the game.

Juan Cuadrado is recovering from a biceps femoris muscle injury could return to action next weekend when the Bianconeri host Lazio at the Allianz Stadium.

The same is true of Leonardo Bonucci, who could receive a call-up against Lazio and start against Porto on March 9.

Giorgio Chiellini's return is uncertain due to a calf injury. However, exams underwent by the Italy international excluded severe physical problems for the 36-year-old.