Simeone hopes that positively examined Suárez can nonetheless play in opposition to Bayern

Coach Diego Simeone of Atlético Madrid doesn’t rule out that Luis Suárez can take motion on Tuesday night within the Champions League match with Bayern Munich. The attacker, who examined optimistic for the corona virus two weeks in the past, has not but acquired the inexperienced gentle and can also be not included within the choice.

“The virus is unpredictable. Suárez might check damaging on Tuesday and he can play. He has educated within the meantime, is match and wish to assist the group,” mentioned Simeone on Monday night at his press convention earlier than the house sport with Bayern.

The 33-year-old Suárez examined optimistic for the corona virus throughout the worldwide interval in mid-November. The Uruguayan subsequently missed all of the league matches received in opposition to his former membership FC Barcelona (1-0) and Valencia (0-1) and final week’s Champions League match with Lokomotiv Moscow (0-0).

The upcoming return of Suárez is a lift for Simeone. The previous Ajax participant, who came visiting from Barcelona within the earlier switch interval, already scored 5 targets and an help in 9 official video games.

“We must wait and see. I spoke to Suárez on Sunday after which he felt good. Crucial factor is that he’s wholesome. If he can not take motion on Tuesday, he’ll nonetheless make his return on Saturday,” mentioned Simeone. referring to the competitors match with Actual Valladolid.

Atlético Madrid presently occupies second place in group A with 5 factors, two greater than Lokomotiv Moscow and 7 lower than the already positioned Bayern Munich. Atlético-Bayern begins at 9 p.m. and Lokomotiv Moscow-Pink Bull Salzburg at 6.55 p.m. Salzburg solely took one level within the first 4 video games.

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