ROME – Italian soccer club Milan announced on Friday that Argentina’s Lucas Biglia would be sidelined for four weeks due to an injury.
The 31-year-old sustained a thigh injury that is to prevent him from taking part in the start of the Serie A new season, as well as the UEFA Europa League playoff tie against Macedonia’ Shkendija.
“After today’s tests, Lucas Biglia was diagnosed with a lesion to his left thigh femoral bicep muscle. His time of recovery will depend on the evolution of the clinical picture and is estimated to be approximately four weeks,” the club said in a statement.
It is unknown whether Biglia will be able to play for Argentina in the next 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers matches against Uruguay on Aug. 31 and Venezuela Sept. 5.
He is also set to miss Milan’s first two Serie A matches against Crotone on Aug. 20 and Cagliari on Aug. 27.