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Giorgio Chiellini

Chiellini injured ahead of Celtic clash

As Juventus take on Celtic in a UEFA Champions League encounter on Wednesday 6 March, they may be without key stopper Giorgio Chiellini.

The player picked an ankle injury as they met in an Italian Serie A match in February, which he had been said to have recovered from.

Return

However, in their Monday 4 March training session, he was forced to the stands by effects of the injury.

-Giorgio Chiellini missed out on Monday morning's workout in Vinovo after feeling a recurrence of the ankle complaint picked up during February's encounter with Siena, says the club’s official website.

Event

The two teams are playing in the second leg of the round of 16, with the first leg match having ended 3-0 in favour of Juventus.