Diego Costa returns to the group

first_imgThe goal was to be for the first leg against Liverpool and this morning Diego Costa is the great novelty of Atlético’s training. The Spanish-Brazilian has returned to training with the group, three months after going through the operating room to have a cervical disc herniation. Costa did the workouts as one more. At the same rhythm. There are 13 days left before Liverpool against the Wanda Metropolitano.Costa’s return to the group today is within the planned deadlines, although in principle he will not have minutes against Granada. Koke also worked with the rest of his teammates. Not so Herrera, who follows a special plan this week in which he will be apart, in the gym, although his presence against Granada is not ruled out. Neither does Arias. Not any of the others injured. Costa continued to perform at normal pace the rest of the exercises arranged by Cholo. Shooting on goal, midfield match in groups … But when Simeone distributed the bibs to try eleven he left the group. He tried the previous day, with Saponjic holder, but also a variant.Because in one of the Cholo events, Koke was still the starter for the game against Granada but on the right wing while Llorente took his place in the center and Saponjic left eleven. The front was formed by Vitolo and Correa. Oblak; Vrsaljko, Savic, Beautiful, Lodi; Koke, Llorente, Thomas, Saul; Correa and Vitolo. Then he returned to work yesterday with Oblak; Vrsaljko, Savic, Beautiful, Lodi; Correa, Koke, Thomas, Saul; Vitolo and Saponjic.Giménez has two days with pharyngotonsillitis. That is the reason why, neither today nor yesterday, could he train. From the club, however, they hope that does not affect the objective set: the Uruguayan can rejoin the group next week.last_img

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