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Juventus striker Alessandro del Piero will miss Tuesday’s Champions League quarter-final first leg against Arsenal after suffering a thigh injury.

The Italian striker last just 15 minutes of Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Serie A rivals Roma.

Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is expected to play alongside Frenchman David Trezeguet in Juve’s attack.

Midfielder Pavel Nedved is suspended but former Arsenal skipper Patrick Vieira is poised for a return to Highbury.

Del Piero has been in impressive form this season, scoring three times in seven Champions League appearances and 10 goals in 26 Serie A matches, to become the club’s all-time leading scorer.

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