Atletico Madrid has been dealt a potential blow in their pursuit of the Liga title after revealing that Luis Suarez has picked up an injury.
Suarez had to withdraw from the club’s latest training session on Monday after suffering a knock, with head coach Diego Simeone now feels trouble on his fitness ahead of a crucial run of fixtures.
Reports are coming that, Luis Suarez has suffered a muscle injury in his left leg,” the club’s statement.
“Our player, after feeling some discomfort in training this Wednesday, underwent tests with the club’s medical services that confirmed the injury of the Uruguayan international.”It is pending evolution.”
📋 @LuisSuarez9 has suffered a muscle injury to the left leg. The striker is pending response to treatment.
— Atlético de Madrid (@atletienglish) April 7, 2021
Suarez will miss Atletico’s next La Liga fixture against Real Betis on Sunday.
Suarez has been the main player of the team and also the force behind Atletico’s latest title tilt, which has been taken from Barca for just €6 million last summer.
Earlier, Luis Suárez was out of Uruguay’s match against Brazil as he has been tested for the novel coronavirus.
According to the details goalkeeper of Uruguay’s goalkeeper Rodrigo Muñoz and national team staffer, Matías Faral also been infected by the virus.
The 33-year-old is the latest footballer to be struck with the virus during the international break. Luis Suarez is the third high-profile player to test positive for the dread virus during an international break after Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah was infected.