Spinazzola: I will return in November

Date: 23rd July 2021 at 11:00pm
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Roma and Italy defender Leonardo Spinazzola has said that he wants to return to playing in November as he recovers from an Achilles tendon injury.

The 28-year-old was one of Italy’s stars during Euro 2020 but he came off injured against Belgium in the quarter-finals and missed out on playing on the winning side in the final against England.

Despite the seriousness of his injury, the left-back is eager to return earlier than anticipated and be at the disposal of new Roma coach Jose Mourinho.

“I intend to say that in November I will be available to the coach to start playing again,” Spinazzola said to Il Romanista.

“In my head, there is only this date. Others have succeeded [and] I will try too.

“I know very well that there are those who talk about January, February and maybe even March, but I say that in November I will be back on the pitch. Then maybe I will be wrong, we will see.”


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