Mutu out for up to 40 days

MILAN - Fiorentina striker Adrian Mutu will be out for up to 40 days following minor knee surgery, the Italian club said in a statement on Monday. Mutu was injured on duty with Romania last week when a row broke out between club and country about his treatment. Fiorentina, fifth in Serie A, are battling to reach the fourth Champions League qualifying spot with eight games left this season.