Inter are confronting the brunt of more injury woe as Julio Cesar will miss the Club World Cup and won't be back until 2011 due to a torn thigh muscle.
The Brazilian goalkeeper has been struggling since October 29 when he sustained injury against Genoa.
Sky Sport Italia now report the injury is worse than first believed, meaning his return has been pushed back again.
His appearance for the Club World Cup, which takes place in Dubai between December 8 and 18, is now in doubt.
It is said what seemed a pulled muscle is a torn one, and he may not play again until January.
Inter have not confirmed the news officially. The feeling at Appiano Gentile is that their goalkeeper will still travel to Dubai.
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