The Bianconeri may now rue the decision to terminate Lucio's contract following the news that the center back sustained a lesion and faces a lengthy spell on the treatment table
The Italy international underwent tests on Thursday to examine the severity of knock, and the 28-year-old faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines.
"Unfortunately a lesion on my calf muscle has been confirmed. I’ll have to be out for a while ... But I'll do everything I can to return as soon as possible and stronger than ever," he wrote on Twitter.
"I thank you for the many get well soon messages I received over the last few hours. A hug to all of you."
Juve recently released Lucio on a free transfer, meaning the club might be in the market for a defender in January.