Lorenzo Pellegrini suffers ankle injury in Casa Pia friendly

Andy Mattioli

During tonight’s friendly with Casa Pia in Algarve, Lorenzo Pellegrini was forced to exit the match before halftime.

The Italian midfielder and Roma captain asked to be replaced after suffering a blow minutes away from halftime.

According to Sky Sport, Pellegrini suffered a strong blow to the ankle and exited for precautionary purposes.

His condition will be further assessed later tonight and in tomorrow morning’s training session.

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