Bad news for Atlético de Madrid. Diego Costa you have a spontaneous deep vein thrombosis in your right leg, two months after testing positive for Covid-19.

This has been announced by the rojiblanco club in a statement in which it does not specify time off for the forward, although it will be at least one month while undergoing the corresponding treatment to remove the thrombus.

“It is not related to trauma or previous injury. The player is pending evolution“Specifies the Atlético statement.

Medical sources consulted by the newspaper As suggest that it may be a sequel to Covid-19, two months after Costa tested positive.

The tratment of thrombosis requires complete rest to avoid greater risks, such as that it can expand and reach other parts of the body.