“We hope that Luciano Spalletti will have him at his disposal for the next League game,” Silio Musa told Leggo. “He has been working at Trigoria with our fitness trainer Vito Scala and has undergone physio.
“We will weigh up the situation further over the next few days and see what happens.
“It has been an unlucky year for Francesco. The fixture pile-up forced him to play when he wasn't 100 per cent.
“For example, he played for 120 minutes against Arsenal with a protective guard.
“Anyone who says he won't be able to perform at the highest level is wrong. When he gets over his issues he will be the same player as before.”