Thomas ALLNUTT
1 minute read
17 Dec 2018
6:35 pm

Atletico confirm thigh strain for Filipe

Thomas ALLNUTT

Atletico Madrid defender Filipe Luis has suffered a minor thigh strain, the club announced on Monday.

Atletico Madrid defender Filipe Luis admits the club would be letting Antoine Griezmann go on the cheap if his 100 million euro buyout clause is met this summer. AFP/File/PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU

Filipe had to come off in the 60th minute of Atletico’s 3-2 win over Real Valladolid on Saturday although no timescale has been given for his return.

Atletico play Espanyol in La Liga on Saturday before the two-week winter break.

“Filipe Luis underwent an MRI scan on Monday morning which revealed a Grade 1 injury to the muscle in his right thigh,” a club statement said.

Filipe’s absence continues a recent spate of defensive injuries for Atletico, who are already without Lucas Hernandez and Jose Gimenez.

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