Selections: For Mancini, “Donnarumma has a finger problem, but will be able to continue playing” with Italy

Decisive on his line and reassuring with his selection against Germany (1-1), Gianluigi Donnarumma concluded his evening in Bologna negatively. A shock suffered on a finger crippled him with pain at the end of the match, but should not prevent him from playing in the coming days according to his coach.

The evening was almost perfect for Gianluigi Donnarumma. Finally, it was until a few seconds before the final whistle of the Nations League match against Germany (1-1). The Italian goalkeeper reassured his goal, only conceding a goal from Joshua Kimmich after a mess he could not anticipate (73rd). The fright of the evening arrived on an exit in front of Antonio Rüdiger, which caused him a probable hyper-extension of the little finger of the left hand, more painful at the time than serious at first sight.

Appeared in front of the media at the end of the meeting, his coach, Roberto Mancini in any case held a speech along the same lines about the injury of his goalkeeper. “ He has a problem with one finger but he still has nine others, so he can continue to play “, he quipped. It is therefore difficult to imagine the Parisian joining his compatriot Marco Verratti on early vacation.

Three games before the holidays

Also aligned a few days earlier against Argentina for the Finalissima (0-3), Donnarumma could play three additional games with his selection. The reception of Hungary on Tuesday, then trips to England and Germany. Deadlines that promise to be decisive for the rest of the course of the Squadra Azzurra in the League of Nations, and during which the Parisian should be called upon.

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