Sky Italia: Maicon misses Sampdoria too

According to Sky Italia, fullback Douglas Maicon will also miss Saturday’s match against Sampdoria after missing yesterday’s Champions League clash with Bayern Munich due to knee inflammation.

After tests revealed swelling of the knee, Rudi Garcia has decided to leave the defender out for the trip to Genoa and hope he recovers for next Wednesday’s mid-week match against Cesena.

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