New Napoli signing Olivera has injury scare for Uruguay

Napoli are anxiously awaiting news from Uruguay, as their new signing Mathias Olivera was stretchered off in tears after a knee injury.

The left-back was on international duty for Uruguay in a match against Panama this evening when brought down by a late tackle.

He seemed to be in a great deal of pain, clutching onto his left knee, and was in tears as he left the field.

Initial reports suggest a serious sprain and he could be out of action for several weeks.

Napoli have secured Olivera from Getafe for €11m plus bonuses.