Napoli confirms Insigne adductor strain

Lorenzo Insigne may be absent when Napoli faces Inter in a top-of-the-table Serie A clash after the attacker suffered a muscle strain.

The Italy international came off as a precaution in the 57th minute of the 2-1 loss at the Etihad Stadium.   -  Getty Images

Napoli has confirmed Lorenzo Insigne suffered a right adductor strain against Manchester City in the Champions League on Tuesday.

The Italy international came off as a precaution in the 57th minute of the 2-1 loss at the Etihad Stadium.

According to a statement on the Partenopei's website, Insigne underwent tests that have determined the nature of the problem.

The 26-year-old has begun treatment but it is not known when he will return to first-team action.

Maurizio Sarri's Serie A leader is due to face second-placed Inter at Stadio San Paolo on Saturday.

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