Tuesday November 29 2011
Cagliari star out for five months

Cagliari’s injury woes continue, as Brazilian striker Nene has been ruled out for four to five months.

Tests have confirmed a large tear to the left thigh muscle picked up during last week’s game against Inter.

Nene was originally set to be sidelined for only a few weeks, but the tests show it is far worse than the previously expected thigh strain.

Cagliari have had bad luck with injuries recently, losing Davide Astori and Sebastian Eriksson to long-term issues.