NEWS
Thursday May 2 2013
Inter buy Botta out for six months

The Inter injury curse seems to be working at a distance, as new signing Ruben Botta was ruled out for six months.

It has been a disastrous campaign for the Nerazzurri with a series of fitness problems decimating the squad.

Now they are forced to contend with a heavy blow for next season, as 23-year-old Argentine midfielder Botta has already signed for Inter.

He limped off during last night’s game between Tigre and Olimpia, but tests today showed the damage is far worse than a simple sprain.

Botta has snapped the cruciate ligament and the external meniscus ligament in his left knee, so is expected to be out of action for at least six months.

Think you know your Italian football? Share your knowledge, tips and comments to win cash prizes in OLBG's tipster competition - £11,000 to be won monthly!

FOOTBALL ITALIA RELATED NEWS

TODAY'S FRONT PAGES