Lippi: Gattuso could return for Confed Cup

Italy boss Marcello Lippi hopes Gennaro Gattuso's recovery powers will have the AC Milan midfielder back from a serious knee injury in time for the Confederations Cup in South Africa in June. "If an ordinary player takes a month to recover from an injury, Gattuso takes two weeks," Lippi told Sky. "In this case he'll take four months not five to recover. He could be ready for the Confederations Cup." Gattuso will have surgery next week after damaging knee ligaments while helping Milan to a 1-0 victory over Catania in Serie A on Sunday.