Leonardo Spinazzola: Italy and Roma defender faces 'few months' out after rupturing Achilles, says Jose Mourinho

Italy's defender Leonardo Spinazzola will not be able to play after injuring his Achilles tendon. Jose Mourinho, the new Roma boss, said that he will be out for "a few months".Spinazzola was a standout performer at Euro 2020, but he ruptured his Achilles in Friday's quarter-final victory over Belgium.As the Roma full-back, he pulled up during the second half in Munich victory for Italy and was clearly upset when he was taken off.Mourinho said Roma will be without Spinazzola for "a few months" in an address to fans during the club's preseason preparations.He said that while we all felt sorry for Spinazzola's loss for a few more months, football is what it is and that we must be ready to start next Monday," he posted on Instagram.Jose Mourinho arrived in Italy at 1:14 to begin his reign as Roma manager. He was greeted warmly by the fansAfter Friday's game, the 28-year old underwent tests at Sant'Andrea Hospital Rome. It was determined that he had suffered a subcutaneous rupture of his left Achilles tendon.Roberto Mancini's Italy team will be playing Spain in the semi-finals at Euro 2020 at Wembley Stadium, Tuesday.Mourinho is currently watching Roma's preseason training from a distance, during his quarantine period. He will then take over his managerial responsibilities on Tuesday.