Roma midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan will not take part in their Italian Serie A match against Spezia.
There are 22 players on Roma's respective roster, but the captain of the Armenian national football team is not on it.
Roma manager Paulo Fonseca had stated at the pre-match press conference that a decision on Mkhitaryan's availability for this game will be made on the day of the match.
The Armenian midfielder has muscle issues.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan will be out of action for the first time in the current Serie A season.
The Roma-Spezia clash is slated for Saturday and will kick off at 6pm Armenia time.
In the current season of the Serie A, Mkhitaryan, 32, has scored 8 goals and made 8 assists in 18 appearances so far for Roma.
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