25 February 2012

Arda Turan, doubts to face Barça

The Turkish Arda Turan, Atlético Madrid midfielder is doubtful for Sunday's game against Barça by an overload in the adductor of the right thigh, suffered in training on Friday.

The footballer, who retired from the meeting for that reason, and subsequently underwent medical tests ruled out the break and confirming the overload. Their presence in the match against Barça depend on your progress in the coming hours and training on Saturday in Majadahonda.

Arda Turan's injury was the only mishap in the return to work Atletico after Thursday's victory against Lazio (1-0), in second leg of the knockout phase of the Europa League, the Madrid confirmed that all qualified for the next round of the competition.

The session also Adrián López and Argentine Eduardo Salvio were trained outside the group by an overload and a blow on his right ankle, respectively, but neither is of serious ailments and both will be available for Diego Pablo Simeone the duel against Barcelona.

Also be ready for that shock the Portuguese Tiago Mendes, now recovered from a contracture that had turned the last league match against Sporting and the first leg of the European League against Lazio. The center-half and went on Thursday in the call to the Italian, but did not play any minute.

The coach has only two low secure for the match against Barcelona's Brazilian playmaker Diego Ribas, who suffered a hamstring injury in Sunday's clash against Sporting Gijón and Antonio López, who continues his recovery from a hamstring injury. (via SPORT)