Gilardino set for spell on sidelines
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Fiorentina's Italian striker Alberto Gilardino will be out for up to six weeks with a fractured left shinbone, his club said today.

Gilardino suffered the injury in a clash with Udinese goalkeeper Samir Handanovic during Fiorentina's 2-0 away defeat yesterday.

He also suffered a knee ligament injury and has been ordered to have three weeks of complete rest before returning to training.