Monday March 24 2014
Viola statement on Gomez

Fiorentina have released a statement regarding striker Mario Gomez’s latest injury concerns.

The 28-year-old was substituted in the 73rd minute of the Viola’s match with Napoli on Sunday after picking up a knee injury.

“ACF Fiorentina announced that today the player Mario Gomez underwent orthopaedic examination and diagnostic tests,” a statement on the club’s official website reads.

“This is following a reported sprain in his left knee sustained in the Serie A match yesterday.

“Grade I collateral ligament damage has been detected. The player must now rest for a week before undergoing more medical and radiological checks next week.”

It has been reported that this latest setback will put the German international out of action for around a month. 

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