Inter captain will not travel to Russia with his national team-mates after sustaining a knee problem in Sunday’s draw against Torino
The forward had been called up for the friendlies against Russia and Nigeria next week. However, the AFA announced that Icardi would not be traveling with the team due to the injury
Icardi sustained the knock during Inter’s 1-1 Serie A draw with Torino on Sunday, although he completed 90 minutes and provided the assist for Eder’s equaliser.
Goal Eder! Assist Icardi.pic.twitter.com/wBs3SWZYaV
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Inter head coach Luciano Spalletti later commended the forward on producing “a great performance” despite the concern.