Atlético fans were greeted with some fantastic news today, when Ángel Correa took part in full training for the first time with his rojiblanco team mates.
Atlético’s official website confirmed on Tuesday that Arda Turan, Tiago and Sílvio will all be unavailable for our upcoming match against Besiktas. The trio join Diego and team captain Antonio López on the Rojiblanco injury list. Tiago, who traveled to Portugal on Tuesday to await the birth of his child, is suffering from a hamstring
With a critical stretch of matches on the horizon, Atlético will have to make do without their chief playmaker Diego. Atleti’s official website confirmed on Monday that the Brazilian midfielder, who had to be helped off the Molinón pitch by members of the team’s medical staff on Sunday, suffered a “ruptured right quadriceps” that will
Atlético striker Radamel Falcao was sent back to Madrid early after picking up a muscle injury in training with the Colombian national team in Barranquilla last Wednesday. The knock prevented the 25-year-old from playing important World Cup qualifying matches against Venezuela and Argentina in his home country. ‘El Tigre’ is shooting for a recovery in
Atlético goalkeeper Sergio Asenjo was given medical clearance on Thursday, exactly six months after the surgery to repair torn ligaments in his right knee. The fully recovered ‘keeper, who according to Atlético’s Chief of Medical Services is “at the full disposal of his coach”, gave a press conference at the Majadahonda training facilities on Thursday.
Striker Sergio Aguero suffered a grade I left hamstring injury in the Copa del Rey match against Real Madrid. The 22-year-old is expected to be out for the next two weeks as he recovers from the strain. He will miss important ties against Mallorca, Real Madrid and Sporting Gijón.
AS reports that Atlético central defender Diego Godín will be given medical clearance on Wednesday. He is expected to make it in time for Sunday’s tough clash in Anoeta against Real Sociedad. The Uruguayan underwent an appendectomy on 30 October, a day before Almería’s visit to the Calderón, and has been sorely missed since.
Sergio Agüero suffered a right hamstring injury in Atlético’s 3-0 victory over Osasuna on Saturday. The Argentine, who scored Atleti’s second goal of the match, was substituted in the 78th minute after feeling a “strong contracture” in the back of his right leg. He will undergo testing on Monday in order to determine the severity of the strain.
Sources in the Spanish media report that the knock Atlético winger José Antonio Reyes suffered in last night’s tie against Almería will not prevent him from making it to the Bernabéu for this weekend’s derby. Tests performed on the winger this morning revealed that the injury is a minor one, and though he is set to miss our midweek clash at Trondheim against Rosenborg, he should be fit in time to face Real Madrid on Sunday.
Rojiblancos woke up to some very devastating news this morning, that of Diego Godín’s emergency appendectomy that will keep the Uruguayan out of the lineup for at least three to four weeks. The defender will miss out on the Madrid Derby at the Bernabeu next weekend, among other games.