Lemar falls from what could be his goodbye; Koke and Vrsaljko enter

first_imgKoke reappeared and relapsed almost at the same time in the semifinal of the Spanish Super Cup; he was waiting for the derby with Madrid next Saturday, but he has advanced his return. For Vrsaljko, however, it could be his first minutes after more than a year standing still. On January 13, 2019 he played for the last time with Inter, before being operated on the knee. In summer he returned to Atlético and has been getting ready with the group for several months.On the other hand, and As in the previous five games so far in 2020, Simeone will not be able to count on Lemar. In the previous ones the reason was a muscle injury (hamstring), but now that he has recovered and had been able to train several days with his teammates, what he has left out is a gastroenteritis. This Saturday he did not work with the group and stayed at home recovering. He will not play against Leganés, which could have been the game of his farewell to Atlético. That is, it is possible that he leaves without saying goodbye, leaving the visit to Betis in December as his last participation of rojiblanco. Less than a week before the market closes, Lemar’s name is marked in red as one of the possible exits. Arsenal loves him and, as reported Monte Carlo radio, the London club already has started conversations with the soccer player, although the positions would still be far away. That said, all parties have only a few days to reach an agreement, either in the form of assignment or transfer. Beyond the team gunner, It is in the Premier where Lemar has more market and where it is most likely to end.The midfielder, 24, has played 21 games so far this season and has not had the explosion that was expected after a first course of adaptation. For example, you have not contributed neither a goal nor an assist. And the fans run out of patience with who is the second most expensive signing ever of Atlético, surpassed by João Félix only.Giménez, Costa and Arias, in nursingThey stay again besides Giménez and Diego Costa, that is lost what could have been his farewell to Atlético, if his departure in this winter market is finally consummated. And joins the casualty list Arias, who suffers an “injury to the adductor musculature of the left thigh.” On the other hand, with respect to the list of Leon Oblak and Morata return. Simeone has made the call public of 20 players for Atlético-Leganés on Sunday (12:00). In it two canteranos appear (Manu Sánchez and Riquelme) and there are two big news: Koke and Vrsaljko. It is the first call of the Croatian since his return in summer. Also returns Trippier, after a week stopped by a pubalgia. However, the technician will do two discards before the meeting last_img read more