Injury woe for Vicente

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Valencia's Vicente is set to be out for a month after pulling up in Wednesday's UEFA Champions League draw with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

The Spanish international suffered a thigh strain early in the second-half of the quarter-final clash.

Tests have confirmed the midfielder has suffered a rupture thigh muscle and will spend another spell on the sidelines.

"This is a real blow and has come at the worst possible time," said Vicente.

The injury is the latest in a series of blows for the winger which has blighted his season.

The gifted left-footer has suffered no fewer than three separate injuries which have restricted him to just 17 appearances for the Spanish outfit.