Keita to miss match against Udinese

As reported by Ansa, Roma’s Seydou Keita will miss the match against Udinese.

The Giallorossi had requested to the Mali football federation to allow the player to remain in the capital for their 6 January match against Udinese: but Roma have just received word that this request has been denied. Keita will join up with Mali for the African Cup of Nations and will be unavailable until February.

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