De Rossi likely to miss SPAL clash

Sky Sport have reported that Daniele De Rossi is likely to miss the next weekend’s clash against SPAL following the international break. The captain suffered a toe fracture on his left foot during Roma’s 2-0 victory against Empoli and will likely be out for the match on 20 October. The Giallorossi hope to recover De Rossi for the Champions League group stage match against CSKA Moscow.

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