Monday March 17 2014
Milan give injury updates

Stephan El Shaarawy was given the all-clear, but Ignazio Abate is out for 10 days, while Riccardo Montolivo and Daniele Bonera have problems.

Milan released a statement from the medical staff giving updates on various situations.

“Stephan El Shaarawy can begin athletic work with a view to resuming full training with the rest of the group in the coming weeks following his final check-up with specialist doctor van Dijk earlier today.”

It means the Little Pharaoh is finally on his way back to recovery after surgery for a microfracture in his foot.

“Bryan Cristante will recommence on a personalised training programme from tomorrow and will soon resume full training with the rest of the group.

“During Milan-Parma, Daniele Bonera suffered an adductor muscle injury and will be assessed by the club’s medical staff between Wednesday and Thursday.

“Riccardo Montolivo meanwhile suffered a lower back injury during the match with Parma in addition to a facial injury. The club captain will also be assessed between Wednesday and Thursday.

“Finally, Ignazio Abate has reported a muscle injury in his right thigh and will be re-assessed in 7 to 10 days’ time.”