Atletico madrid consider an operation for Costa
Diego Costa was the notable absentee from Atletico Madrid’s training session ahead of their home Champions League tie against Monaco on Wednesday night and it is imagined that the 30-year-old may undergo surgery to solve the constant issues in his foot.
The Brazilian-Spaniard has been enduring in the previous couple of weeks, playing only 45 minutes against Athletic Club and after that falling off against Barcelona at the end of the week, yet he still managed to get on the scoresheet against the Catalans.
It is now the belief of the club that he should have an operation to ensure that he is in good condition for the second half of the season as Atletico hope to proceed with their title test, while a positive outcome against Monaco would anchor Los Rojiblancos’ place in the Last 16 of the Champions League.
Alongside Costa, Atletico were additionally without Diego Godin, Jose Gimenez and Juanfran for the training session ahead of the Monaco game.