Milan Rocked As Thiago Silva Faces Six Months Out Injured, Mathieu Flamini Crocked For One Month

Milan confirm injuries to Thiago Silva (meniscus) and Mathieu Flamini (ligaments)...
Milan have been forced to revise plans after learning Thiago Silva and Mathieu Flamini have suffered injuries.

The club confirmed Silva will head back to Brazil and have a problem to his menicus looked at by the Selecao's medic. There are fears the centre back could be out for between four-to-six months, but nothing is official yet. Meanwhile Flamini could be out for a month.

A statement reads:

"Milan doctor Gianluca Melegati communicates Thiago Silva had a scan which showed a lesion to the medial posterior meniscus of the right knee. The player will head to Rio de Janeiro for a consultant with professor Jose Luiz Runzo - the Brazil team medic.

"Flamini underwent a scan also and it showed a lesion to his medial ligament in his right knee. The prognosis is three to four weeks."

Both men sustained the injuries during Milan's 2-0 home loss to Ajax in the Champions League on Wednesday.

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