Inter hit by Sneijder blow ahead of Barca return
Inter Milan's preparations for their Champions League semi-final against Barcelona have been rocked by an injury to influential midfielder Wesley Sneijder.
The Dutch player was substituted at half time during Inter's 3-1 win Serie A over Atalanta on Saturday, a result that took Jose Mourinho's men top of the table.
The club confirmed that tests on Sunday have shown Sneijder has pulled the rectus femoris muscle in his left leg'' and though they did not reveal how long he will be sidelined for the 25-year-old is almost certain to be sidelined for the trip to the Nou Camp on Wednesday
The Nerazzurri will be defending a 3-1 lead from the first leg, when Sneijder scored one goal and set up another for striker Diego Milito.