Argentina and Roma star Paulo Dybala is now at risk of missing the FIFA World Cup in November.
While Dybala did score a key penalty for the Giallorossi and helped them pick up a 2-1 win over 10-men Lecce, he pulled up right after taking the spotkick and was taken off for Nemanja Matic.
It has been revealed that the Argentine has picked up a hamstring injury, with Fabrizio Romano reporting that he is running the risk of missing the World Cup, with medical tests to take place to understand about the extent of his injury on Monday.
After the game, Roma boss Jose Mourinho was asked about the situation of the Portuguese revealed that the issue looks quite bad and he could be out of action for the club till the start of 2023.
“I say badly, not to say very, very badly. Unfortunately it is more bad than bad.”
When asked about the possibility of seeing Dybala again only in 2023, the manager stated: “I’m not a doctor and I haven’t talked to one of them, but the way I to talked Paulo… it is difficult.”
Dybala has done well for Roma this season, having arrived on a free transfer. He has scored five goals, racking up two assists.