Ace striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic on Monday picked up a problem in his calf during training, his club AC Milan have said. As per a BBC report, the latest injury to the 39-year-old could be career-threatening but Milan told BBC Sport he will have tests on Tuesday. Ibrahimovic went back to Sweden after Serie A was halted abruptly by coronavirus only to return ahead of the proposed resumption of Serie A. Also Read - Milan vs Parma: Rossoneri Boost Europa Bid With 3-1 Win at San Siro
“We will know the entity of the problem (then),” said a statement. Also Read - Sassuolo vs Juventus: Serie A Leaders go Seven Points Clear After Thrilling 3-3 Draw
Ibrahimovic scored four goals in 10 matches for Milan before the season was halted and his team currently sits at the seventh spot in the league with 36 points in 26 outings. Also Read - SAS vs JUV Dream11 Team Prediction Serie A 2019-20: Captain, Vice-captain And Fantasy Tips For Sassuolo vs Juventus Today's Football Match at 12:45 AM IST July 16 Thursday Cristiano Ronaldo CR7
The former Manchester United striker rejoined Milan on a six-month deal in December.
The Italian Football Federation (FIGC) has set the date of commencement for the start of 2020-21 season as September 1, adding that the current Serie A season will have to be completed by August 20.
FIGC has already suspended all its competitions, including Serie A, until June 14 amid the global COVID-19 pandemic.
It had been hoped that Serie A would resume on June 13. However, the authorities declared recently that the league will now not be able to restart until June 15 at the earliest.
Ibrahimovic rejoined the seven-time European champions during this season’s winter transfer window. He suffered a calf injury shortly after signing in January.
He returned to Italy two weeks ago from Sweden, where he had been training with Hammarby, in order to prepare for a possible return to Serie A action.
(With Agency Inputs)