Juventus’ Sturaro to miss Fiorentina game due to mumps

Turin, April 22 (IANS) Italian football champions Juventus on Friday announced that midfielder Stefano Sturaro has been suffering from mumps and will miss Serie A away game against Fiorentina on Sunday.

“Stefano Sturaro underwent a medical check-up today with Doctor Libero Tubino, which revealed a severe case of mumps,” Juventus said in a statement.

The midfielder will therefore rest and receive antibiotic treatment for the next 4-5 days.”

Meanwhile, ace midfielder Claudio Marchisio began his rehabilitation regime at Juventus Center following his successful knee operation on Tuesday, according to the club’s website.

Juventus footballers earlier in the day took to the Vinovo training pitches to prepare for their trip to Tuscany with a workout focusing on both fitness and tactics.

Juventus are leading by nine points at the top with four matches to go. Second placed Napoli have 73 points.

–IANS

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