The 25-year-old has allayed fears he could possibly be out of action for an extended period, insisting he only picked up a “compact injury” on international duty
Emerson Palmieri delivered constructive news on his injury status soon after limping off in the early stages of Italy’s win more than Finland on Sunday.
The Chelsea left-back pulled up although chasing Teemu Pukki and had to be substituted in the eighth minute of the Euro 2020 qualifying match in Tampere.
The sight of defender Emerson generating way would have been worrying for Frank Lampard, who has began him in each and every of Chelsea’s 4 Premier League games this term.
But the 25-year-old took to social media soon after the match to quell fears more than the severity of the suspected muscle concern.
“Pretty crucial victory these days guys,” Emerson wrote on Twitter.
“Regrettably I had a compact injury, but nothing at all really serious. Let’s continue like this!”
— Emerson Palmieri (@emersonpalmieri) September 8, 2019
Roberto Mancini replaced Emerson with Alessandro Florenzi and later confirmed the move was largely for precautionary motives.
“It really is nothing at all really serious,” the Azzurri boss stated. “He came off to steer clear of generating it any worse.”
Italy recovered from the early setback to prevail two-1 courtesy of second-half ambitions from Ciro Immobile and Jorginho, Emerson’s group-mate at Stamford Bridge.
Mancini’s males are now six points clear atop Group J ahead of a residence meeting with Greece on October 12.
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Following his country’s most recent international clash on Thursday, Emerson will return to Chelsea to prepare for their subsequent Premier League outing.
The Blues travel to Wolves on Saturday needing a win to preserve in touch with their rivals at the best of the table, soon after a slow get started to the 2019-20 campaign.
Lampard’s males will then switch their interest to a Champions League opener against Valencia 3 days later, with the fixture list set to pile up more than the subsequent handful of weeks.