The Portuguese Joao Félix forward of Atlético de Madrid suffered "a sprain of the medial collateral ligament of his left knee low grade »and the club is confident that no match will be lost beyond the first visit to San Mamés against Athletic Club in which he was already low for a five yellow cycle, with what the forecast points out that he will be ready before Osasuna in the second commitment of the resumption of the Santander League.
The attacker did not train on Monday with his companions, on the return to work of the rojiblanco team after the Sunday rest day, and was subjected to "medical tests at the University of Navarra Clinic" that they determined that he suffers the aforementioned injury that will keep him at least two weeks off although the club does not specify a recovery period.
"The Portuguese international is pending evolution", affirms Atlético's medical report about the Portuguese striker, an important footballer in the Atletico team scheme that in his first semester at the club He has played 28 games, 24 of them as a starter, and has contributed six goals -one from penalties- and three assists .
Without Joao Félix or Sime Vrsaljko who underwent arthroscopy on his knee last Thursday, the Atlético squad resumed training on Monday at Sports City in the Madrid town of Majadahonda again for groups of less than 10 players, just like last week. This Tuesday the groups are expected to increase to 14 men, already allowed.
In his first season at Atlético, the young Portuguese player of 20 years, the most expensive signing in the club's history he is having no luck with injuries. In October of last year, the forward suffered a sprained ankle in the match against Valencia (Matchday 9) and did not reappear until December 1 (Matchday 15) against Barcelona.
The Portuguese also suffered a muscle injury in his right leg in the match on day 21 against Leganés that prevented him from playing the derby the following weekend at the Santiago Bernabéu against Real Madrid .