A statement on the club’s official website read that Andrea Barzagli underwent a series of tests on Monday to determine the extent of the injury and Juventus have now announced he will be out of action for up to two months.

“Further examinations at J-Medical have confirmed the scale of the shoulder injury sustained by Andrea Barzagli five minutes into Sunday’s victory over Chievo in Verona,”

“The defender’s arm will be in a sling for the next four weeks with a return to action scheduled for approximately two months’ time.”