World Champion Rodrigo De Paul will be sidelined for the Madrid derby after being injured against Athletic Bilbao
Atletico Madrid midfielder Rodrigo De Paul has picked up a thigh injury against Bilbao and will lose Atletico’s game against rivals Real Madrid.
Simeone without key player De Paul
Atletico Madrid will be facing Real Madrid on the weekend but their Argentine midfielder won’t be a part of it. The Argentine midfielder was subbed off before the hour mark in Atletico’s victory against Bilbao. It has now been revealed that De Paul has indeed picked up a thigh injury.
“Rodrigo De Paul is suffering from a thigh injury, according to the medical tests he has undergone after ended up with muscular problems the match against Athletic Bilbao,” read an official statement.
“The midfielder will begin to receive physiotherapy sessions, rehabilitation training and is pending evolution.”
The club hasn’t exactly given a timeline of his injury and when he is expected to be back. However, the fact that they have released a statement means that there is a high-probability that he is out for the weekend clash against Real Madrid.