Inter forward Keita suffers thigh injury

Inter is set to be without forward Keita Balde Diao for a spell after the forward injured his right thigh in training.

Keita Balde Diao has scored four goals in 17 Serie A outings this term.   -  Getty Images

Keita Balde Diao has sustained an injury to his right thigh in training, Inter Milan has confirmed.

The Nerazzurri released a statement to say the forward had an MRI scan on Wednesday and will be reassessed next week.

Inter did not disclose how much action Keita will miss, although reports suggest the former Lazio player will be absent for three weeks.

That would see Keita sit out Serie A fixtures against Sassuolo, Torino and Bologna, as well as the Coppa Italia tie with Lazio.

Keita, who joined Inter on loan from AS Monaco in August, has scored four goals in 17 Serie A outings this term.

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