Italian website Sportmediaset alleges today that Milan centre-back Alessandro Nesta will fly out to Florida to continue to nurse his long-standing back pain.
The former Italy international has yet to feature this season and keeps being tormented by a back problem that has seen him out of action since this summer.
The back pain flared up again on July 13, but Nesta took part in a charity friendly in Albania last month.
There were rumours over the past few weeks that the ex-Lazio stalwart was completing his recovery and nearing match fitness, but it now seems that coach Carlo Ancelotti will have to make do without the experienced defender for a long time yet.
According to Sportmediaset, Nesta has asked the Via Turati directors for permission to fly out to Mi
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Milan striker Filippo Inzaghi is likely to miss the game against Sampdoria on Sunday after picking up a knock against Tirana on Tuesday...
The Italian hit-man had to come off against the Albanian's as his side got back to old habits and lost 2-1. Inzaghi picked up a knock to his leg after challenging for a loose ball and it is highly unlikely that he will feature against the Blucerchiati.
Alessandro Nesta is also in doubt even though he made his return in Tirana. The stopper played the whole of the second half but he complained of a slight problem after the game.
Marco Borriello is ready to return after his long injury lay-off. Philippe Senderos however will miss the game as he still isn't 100 percent fit and he trained apart from the team on Wednesday.
The Rossoneri will be hoping to bounce back against a struggling Samp side. The Blucerchiati are currently down at the bottom end of the table following a
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Milan defender Alessandro Nesta finally returned to action after a five-month layoff in an exhibition match for Milan on Tuesday, but he admitted he is not ready for official duty yet...
The Milan defender has struggled with several injuries throughout his career, and has missed the last five months of action with a lower-back problem.
He finally returned to the relief of Rossoneri fans today in the friendly defeat to KF Tirana, playing the entire second half without difficulty.
Nesta spoke to the media after the match about his long-awaited return: "Physically I am fine, my back gave me no hassle, but I'm still lacking some speed. I tried to force some shoulder to shoulder challenges with opponents and fortunately I didn't feel any of the pain that kept me
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Defender Alessandro Nesta is set to make his return on the pitch for Milan in tomorrow's friendly against Tirana.
Tomorrow Milan's defensive stalwart Alessandro Nesta will finally make his return on the pitch for the friendly against FK Tirana. The former Italian international was out of action since the summer due to a back problem that has kept him out longer than expected.
However, the World Cup winner has now fully recovered and will likely play at least a part of Milan's charity game in Albania. This recovery will be great news for coach Carlo Ancelotti, who has been struggling to find a suitable replacement for Nesta at center back.
Philippe Senderos is also currently injured, and the Frenchman has yet to make his official debut since arriving on loan fr
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AC Milan’s defensive injuries have been troublesome so far, but there seems to be a light at the end of the San Siro tunnel.
Milan coach Carlo Ancelotti has had a rough time so far this season in terms of injuries, with the back line specifically hit by a spate of injuries.
Alessandro Nesta has not yet stepped foot on a pitch in an official game this season, while the same can be said of new signing Philippe Senderos. The most recent casualty was that of Kakha Kaladze against Zurich in the UEFA Cup.
Rossonero luck seems to be changing however, with good news arriving from the Milan medical staff concerning the recovery of some key defenders. Nesta is ready to return to normal training, and could even make his season debut against Sampdoria next weekend.
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Alessandro Nesta is finally close to making a return to football following a lengthy spell on the sidelines and he could make his official comeback as early as next week.
When it comes to injuries there is no footballer who has been as unlucky as AC Milan's Alessandro Nesta. The former Italian international has been hampered by various ailments throughout his career and once again, injury has struck in the early stages of this Serie A season.
However, there's good news finally on the way for the veteran centre back. After just 10 days of light training, Nesta is nearing a return to football and there is a good chance he could play at the San Siro next weekend against Sampdoria.
The former Lazio defender, who is yet to feature in a single minute of football thus far this season, has been running and undertaking light training exercises on the field and workouts in the gym separately from his teammates over the past week or so.
Milan defender Alessandro Nesta has resumed training for the Rossoneri as he continues to recover from a niggling injury and work towards full fitness...
Alessandro Nesta has struggled with injuries for a majority of his career. The gifted defender is always an injury worry and he has already had surgery on his knees several times.
However, AC Milan have received some more good news following their 1-0 victory over Inter on Sunday evening. The former Azzurri defender has started training again after his long-term injury that has resulted in him not playing a single minute so far this season.
On Monday, the 32-year-old began running again and did training exercises on the field and workouts in the gym, working separately from his teammates. The Rossoneri are
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