Manolas ankle problem for Roma

Kostas Manolas is out of tomorrow’s Serie A match against Sassuolo after the Roma defender sprained his ankle.

It kicks off on Saturday at 10.30 UK time (18.30 GMT), click here for a match preview.

The Giallorossi confirmed via Roma TV that Manolas sprained his ankle during today’s training session.

He does not recover in time for this trip to the Mapei Stadium, so Juan Jesus is expected to step in to central defence.

Roma squad for Sassuolo: Olsen, Fuzato, Mirante; Karsdorp, Juan Jesus, Kolarov, Marcano, Santon, Fazio, Florenzi; Cristante, Pellegrini, De Rossi, Coric, Zaniolo, Pastore, Nzonzi; Perotti, Dzeko, Schick, Cengiz Under, Kluivert, El Shaarawy

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