Italy opened their participation in the competition in style with a 3-0 win over Turkey after a fantastic attacking display from Roberto Mancini’s men.
Pirlo said the 36-year-old Portuguese striker, the top scorer in Serie A this season with 25 goals, would rest to avoid risking a more serious injury
Bonucci has tested positive for Covid-19 after returning from international duty with Italy, the Serie A club announced on Thursday.
Juventus and Milan returned to action on Friday night after a long break amid coronavirus pandemic.
AC Milan paid €16 million to Juventus for Higuain and they can fully buy him next year by paying another €36 million.
Gattuso spent 12 seasons playing for Milan, winning two Serie A titles, two Champions Leagues and one Club World Cup, and was known as one of Italy's toughest players.
Italy failed to qualify to the World Cup for the third time in history as they previously failed to reach 1930 and 1958 World Cup tournaments.
Bonucci lost the 2017 UEFA Champions League final 4-1 against Real Madrid, captained by Sergio Ramos.
AC Milan’s new defender Leonardo Bonucci revealed the reason behind why he left Italian champions Juventus.