DIEGO COSTA ought to be out there for Atletico Madrid’s Champions League tie towards Chelsea, after recovering from deep vein thrombosis.
The Spanish worldwide was diagnosed with the nasty condition three weeks in the past.
Diego Costa has recovered from deep vein thrombosisCredit score: AFP – Getty
Deep vein thrombosis is a situation that entails a blood clot forming in a deep vein within the physique.
It’s most often suffered within the leg or pelvis.
Costa, 32, had solely simply returned from a muscle damage, when his newest ailment struck.
And the luckless former Blue additionally suffered from Covid-19 through the summer time, which is assumed to have probably affected his newest medical situation.
Costa is but to characteristic within the Champions League this season, and has appeared simply 5 occasions in LaLiga.
He picked up a muscle damage, having appeared within the first 4 matches of the season for Diego Simeone’s males.
After lacking three video games, he returned to make a 17 minute cameo towards Barcelona on November 21, earlier than his deep vein thrombosis analysis.
Costa has been linked with a transfer away from Atletico Madrid, having struggled for type and health since leaving Stamford Bridge.
Costa has solely performed 17 minutes since mid-OctoberCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
He’s more likely to stay at Wanda Metropolitano till his contract expires on the finish of the season, nevertheless.
Costa scored 58 targets in 120 video games throughout a glittering three-year spell in West London, throughout which he gained two Premier League titles.
And he’ll hope to characteristic towards his former facet, after they face off within the Spanish capital on February 23, with the return leg in London set for March 17.
The Spaniard bagged 58 targets for ChelseaCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
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