Stefan de Vrij limped off during Lazio’s 4-0 win over Empoli on Sunday, but the Dutch defenders injury is not serious.

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000000000000000000000000000000000 de vrijThe centre back suffered a knee injury in the first half of Sunday’s win which lifted Lazio up to 2nd, and the Rome club feared a lengthy absence for the Dutch international. However tests on Monday showed no serious damage, and De Vrij will only miss one week of action.

Lazio Physio¬†Stefano Lovati told Sky Italia,¬†“Stefan has had an MRI scan. It showed that there is no major damage. The left knee is only sprained.”

The 23-year-old will miss this weekends top of the table clash with Juventus, but if his recovery goes to plan then De Vrij should be back for the tie against Chievo a week later.

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