Pedro Could Miss Lazio’s Upcoming Match vs Juventus Due to Ankle Pain

By Apollo Heyes -

Lazio winger Pedro could be forced to miss the upcoming match against Juventus due to ankle pain.

As reported by Italian broadcaster Sky Sports Italia (via LazioNews24) yesterday, the 34-year-old Spaniard may be forced to pull out of the match due to persistent pain in his ankle, felt after a hard challenge with Stefan Radu in training.

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Pedro‘s condition will be further assessed today and tomorrow, but his absence would be an issue for coach Maurizio Sarri, who also may be without Ciro Immobile for the big match against Juventus.

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The 34-year-old Pedro, who is contracted to Lazio until 2023, has made 16 appearances so far this season, for a total of 1128 minutes. In that time, he has scored four goals and provided three assists, being a consistently strong performer under Sarri.

The Spanish veteran is one of the few players to join the Biancocelesti directly from intercity rivals Roma, doing so in the summer transfer window.

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