Inter confirm Banega knee injury

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The playmaker is set for a spell on the sidelines and will miss the game against Empoli after suffering a twisted knee, the Nerazzurri announced

Inter have confirmed midfielder Ever Banega will miss Sunday's Serie A game against Empoli on Sunday due to a twisted knee.

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No timescale has been set for Banega's recovery, with the Argentina international having endured a mixed season since signing from Sevilla.

Inter coach Stefano Pioli will also be without star striker Mauro Icardi as the captain is suspended for kicking a ball at an official during last weekend's 1-0 defeat to Juventus.

Pioli has named teenage striker Andrea Pinamonti in his 21-man squad, with Ivan Perisic banned and Marcelo Brozovic unavailable due to a broken toe.

Gabigol is in line for his Inter start in place of Icardi.

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