The 32-year-old Diego Costa has undergone three years of injury nightmares at Atletico Madrid with the latest ailment diagnosed this week being his 15th different injury at that time.
The details were aboutCosta
's heartache in recent times which have limited him from joining an assuring start to his second stint in the team – scoring in the Europa League semi-final victory over Arsenal and netting twice in the European Super Cup win over Real Madrid, in 2018.
Earlier this week, it was outlined howCosta
has deep vein thrombosis – meaning he has a blood clot in his right leg – and he will be unable for a period of time, Despite the fact that the team is having a strong start to the season domestically, it still blotches the latestAtletico Madrid
It still is a bad season for the striker, who pulled up after 47 minutes ofAtletico
’s 2-0 victory over Celta Vigo, after struggling to pass to strike partner Luis Suarez, having been diagnosed with Covid-19 back in September.
So far this season,Costa
has played a total of 187 minutes where he has scored one goal and meets a new challenge for his place in the starting line-up at the club due to the presence of Luis Suarez this summer.