De Rossi set for 2-4 week layoff

Several Italian sources say Roma’s Daniele De Rossi is set to be out for an extended period after suffering a calf injury.

De Rossi will be added to the long list of injuries for the Giallorossi, including: Juan Manuel Iturbe, Leandro Castan, and Davide Astori. The future captain is likely to be out 2-4 weeks and miss the crucial matches against Manchester City in the Champions League and the league match against Juventus.

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