Serie A: Inter Milan defender Achraf Hakimi ready to make return after testing negative for COVID-19 twice
Hakimi missed Inter Milan's Champions League 2-2 draw against Borussia Moenchengladbach in midweek after testing positive hours before kick-off.
Milan: Inter Milan defender Achraf Hakimi on Saturday said he was ready to return to action after two negative tests for coronavirus .
"I'm back," Hakimi wrote on Twitter.
The Moroccan international missed Inter Milan's Champions League 2-2 draw against Borussia Moenchengladbach in midweek after testing positive hours before kick-off.
The 21-year-old, who was asymptomatic, on Friday returned a first negative test and had a second test immediately after, Inter Milan said.
Antonio Conte's side are hopeful he will be authorised to join his teammates for Saturday's Serie A match at Genoa.
Inter Milan are sixth in the table, five points behind leaders AC Milan, who won last weekend's derby 2-1.
Hakimi joined Inter from Real Madrid in the close-season after a successful two-year loan at Borussia Dortmund.
Sassuolo emerged worthy winners at the San Siro earlier on Sunday after recovering from Alessio Romagnoli's 21st-minute header through a superb Gianluca Scamacca strike, Simon Kjaer's own goal and a solo effort from Domenico Berardi.
Serie A leader Napoli lost for the first time this season as Inter Milan reinvigorated their Italian title bid with a 3-2 win on Sunday.
Italy forward Chiesa played just the first half of Saturday's 1-0 home defeat to Atalanta and in a statement Juve said that he had picked up a low-grade tear in his left thigh.