Inter coach Simone Inzaghi, present this Monday at a press conference on the eve of returning to Barcelona in the Champions League (Tuesday, 9 p.m.), announced that Romelu Lukaku and Marcelo Brozovic would not return to the group .
Affected in a thigh since the end of August, the Belgian striker was initially announced operational, but he will ultimately have to wait a few more days. The Croatian midfielder injured his left thigh with Croatia during a League of Nations match in Austria (3-1).
Lautaro Martinez uncertain
The Italian coach also expressed doubts about the participation of Lautaro Martinez, victim of muscle fatigue during Inter’s defeat against AS Roma in Serie A last Saturday (1-2): ” Lautaro had an examination this morning which did not reveal any injuries. Today he will do a partial training, I still have to speak with the doctors and with the player to assess his physical conditions. »
While the two teams have already won against Viktoria Plzen and lost against Bayern Munich, their double confrontation in Italy on Tuesday and in Spain next Wednesday could well be decisive in Group C.