Paulo Dybala is reportedly doubtful for Juventus’ double-legged round of 16 Champions League tie with Tottenham Hotspur. The Argentine sustained a muscle injury following the turn of the year and he was initially anticipated to make his comeback during the away leg at the Wembley Stadium.
However, according to Calciomercato, the Bianconeri have decided to extend Dybala’s return date until the second week of March after consultation with the club’s medical team and this may potentially see him miss both legs of the European tie versus Spurs.
Dybala started the season in a lively fashion as he averaged a goal in every game. However, his form has dwindled over the past couple of months and this has witnessed him being in-and-out of the starting lineup under Max Allegri.
Apart from Dybala, the Serie A holders may have to also cope with the absence of Juan Cuadrado, who is likely to undergo a surgery to rectify a groin problem. Should the operation go as planned, the Colombian could be sidelined for the best part of two months which would definitely rule him out from facing Mauricio Pochettino’s side.
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