Atalanta winger Ferreira Pinto out for season

Atalanta winger Ferreira Pinto has been ruled out for the season.

The Brazilian suffered a knee injury on Sunday in Atalanta's defeat at AC Milan. After scans yesterday, it was confirmed he had damaged his anterior cruciate ligament.

Atalanta medical chiefs say Pinto will be out for five months, which is a massive blow for the player, who was attracting interest from Fiorentina and Roma.

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