Toronto FC forward Sebastian Giovinco out for a month with double strain
Toronto FC forward Sebastian Giovinco will be out of action for a month after suffering "strains in his quadriceps and adductor."
Giovinco, 29, was injured in the 1-0 defeat against the Montreal Impact at the weekend and is now set for a spell on the sidelines as he recovers.
A statement read: "Sebastian Giovinco has been diagnosed with strains in his quadriceps and adductor. He is expected to be out of the line-up for 4 weeks."
The Italian made 29 appearances in MLS and the Amway Canadian Championship, scoring 17 goals and bagging 13 assists.
Toronto also gave updates on two other players, with the statement continuing: "Midfielder Jay Chapman has been diagnosed with an MCL Tear and will be out of the line-up for 3 weeks. In addition, defender Ashtone Morgan is set to undergo surgery on Friday for a stress fracture in his foot. Morgan is expected to be out of the line-up for 6-8 weeks."