Tests have confirmed that Inter defender Milan Skriniar suffered a muscular injury but not any injury to his knee in yesterday evening’s Nations League clash between Slovakia and Kazakhstan.

This according to Italian journalist Marco Barzaghi, who reported in a tweet that the 27-year-old underwent tests for his injury today and that he has avoided any damage to his knees.

The Nerazzurri will have been waiting anxiously for the results of the medical tests on Skriniar following his leaving the pitch injured late in the first half of yesterday evening’s 0-1 loss to Kazakhstan.

The Slovak defender had come off the pitch in some pain and was in tears on the bench, with early indication that the problem was to do with his thigh but nothing certain.

According to Barzaghi, the tests have been done and they have revealed that the 27-year-old has avoided any knee injury, though not yet the exact severity of the muscle problem.

His tweet reads, “Regarding Skriniar, the exams confirmed a muscle problem but showed that his knees are unaffected.”