Euro 2020: Italy's Leonardo Spinazzola undergoes Achilles operation

Last update on. From the section European ChampionshipSpinazzola was also severely injured in the knee three years agoEuro 2020 on BBC Dates: 11 June-11 Jul Locations: Amsterdam. Live coverage on BBC TV, BBC Radio 5 Live and iPlayer. Also available via the BBC Sport website or app. For more information, click hereItaly's defender Leonardo Spinazzola, who suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon in his Achilles tendon, has undergone surgery and will be out of action for six months.The injury occurred in Friday's Euro 2020 quarterfinal win over Belgium.He wrote, "Operation perfectly succesful" on Instagram and included a photo of him in hospital."I want you to know how much I appreciate your support. "The countdown is on."Spinazzola was a target of Tottenham Hotspur prior to his injury and underwent surgery in Finland.Jose Mourinho, Jose's new club manager, lamented the "terrible" loss of his player on Sunday while Leonardo Bonucci, an Italian defender, said that they would dedicate the European Championship final to their team-mate.Spain will play Italy in the semi-finals at Wembley, on Tuesday.