Rome - Genoa goalkeeper Mattia Perin has been ruled out of
Italy's Euro 2016 campaign after rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in
his right knee, the Serie A club announced on Tuesday.
Perin, 23, was hurt after a collision with team-mate
Ezequiel Munoz during the first half of Saturday's 1-0 league win over
However, he played out the remainder of the match as Genoa
won for the fourth time in five outings before the extent of his injury was
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Perin made his Italy debut in 2014 and was expected to be
his country's third-choice keeper at the European Championship, but he will
undergo surgery on Wednesday and is likely to be replaced in the squad by AC
Milan's 17-year-old Gianluigi Donnarumma.For
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