Diego Costa, the striker from Atletico Madrid is facing a long spell on sidelines as stated by the La Liga club. They say that he has decided to undergo a surgery at Brazil, his home country. This is for the treatment of a serious foot injury.
Atletico has given a state as per which Diego Coast is going to undergo a surgery in this week for the discomfort that he has been suffering the left foot for some weeks now. After taking into consideration various options, it has been decided that he will undergo the surgery in the home state of Brazil. Here, he is going to receive supervision from the medical staff of Atletico.
The player had been operated on 5th metatarsal in the left foot about twelve years ago had been suffering some kind of discomfort after he was knocked down a few days back. Atletico didn’t state how long Diego Costa will be out.
However, according to the reports of Spanish media, he will not be able to return till early February for the derby against Real Madrid and also the last of Champions League.
Diego Costa has struggled to play in form since the beginning of the season. This was his first full campaign after he returned to action signing for the club from Chelsea to play for Atletico. He has managed to score just one goal in eleven league starts even though he played with his pain to give an impressive performance.