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The Juventus midfielder Antonio Conte will miss the Champions' League game with Manchester United next month and Italy's World Cup qualifier with England in February after twisting his knee during the 1-0 win over Georgia.

Italy will play a friendly against Bosnia in Sarajevo, probably on 6 November. Italy will be the first national team to play there since the Bosnian conflict.

Chelsea's player-coach Ruud Gullit played 45 minutes of a friendly against Nottingham Forest yesterday to test the progress of his recovery from a knee injury that has stopped him playing this season.

Roger Joseph, the former England B defender, is having trials with First Division Swindon after being released by Wimbledon in the summer.

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