The Atlético de Madrid has informed this Monday that, after "evaluating different options", finally They have opted for the operating room for the Spanish-Brazilian striker Diego Costa, that this week will be operated to solve the discomfort in the left foot that suffers for weeks, an operation that could take him away from the playground for about two months.
"After assessing the different existing options, the decision has been made that the operation is carried out in Brazil, where it will be supervised by the medical services of Atlético de Madrid. The player, who underwent surgery on the fifth metatarsal of the left foot twelve years ago, suffers from these discomforts resulting from a trauma that occurred a few weeks ago, "the club said in a statement.
Atlético did not consider a timeout for Costa, which on Sunday marked the only goal of his team against Girona and ended the game with a visible limp, although his absence is certain for several weeks. It is expected that it may be available for the Champions League eighths and the Madrid derby in February.