Joel Obi Torino midfielder to miss AC Milan clash with hip injury

Joel Obi damaged his rectus femoris muscle and could be out of action for up to a month

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  play Joel Obi will miss the clash with AC Milan on Sunday with a injury (Twitter/Joel Obi )
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Super Eagles midfielder Joel Obi will miss his side’s Serie A clash with AC Milan on Sunday, October 18 because of an injury.

The 24-year-old damaged his rectus femoris muscle and could be out of action for up to a month with the injury.

Obi will also undergo some scans to determine how long he will be out according to a report on Torino's official website.

Read: Serie A clubs chasing Joel Obi

The instrumental tests made on Joel Obi showed a lesion I / II degree at the rectus femoris. The midfielder will have new tests in order to accurately determine recovery time,” the report states.

  play Joel Obi could be ruled out for up to a month (Torino)


Obi has played two Serie A games since joining Torino from Inter Milan this summer.​

The midfielder is the highest earning Nigerian player in the Serie A.

Read: Joel Obi is highest paid Nigerian player in Serie A

According to a report by Italy’s authoritative sports daily La Gazzetta dello Sport , Joel Obi takes home €500, 000 (N112m) every year.

That annual pay makes him the seventh best paid player at Torino behind Quagliarella, Amauri, Belotti, Maxi Lopez, Moretti and Glik.

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