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Atletico Madrid striker diagnosed with a blood clot in the leg

Wed 25 November 2020 | 20:05

Atletico Madrid have released that Diego Costa has been diagnosed with deep vein thrombosis and he now faces an uncertain time away from the action as his bad luck with injuries this season lasts.

The Spanish international pulled up after 47 minutes of


’s 2-0 La Liga victory over Celta Vigo, after stretching to make a pass to strike partner Luis Suarez, having been diagnosed with Covid-19 back in September.

It is now outlined how his latest problem, makes him unavailable for selection for an unspecified period of time.

So far this season,


has played a total of 187 minutes where he has scored once and meets a fresh challenge for his place in the starting line-up at the club after the arrival of Luis Suarez this summer.

The 32-year-old


, who played in Saturday’s 1-0 win over Barca, could stay on the sidelines for another month now.

source: SportMob