Jose Gimenez, Atletico Madrid defender will miss out on the Champions League quarter-final first leg against Manchester City on 5th April due to injury, the club have confirmed.
Jose was put off in the second half of Atletico Madrid’s La Liga victory over Alaves on Saturday and has not travelled with the squad to Manchester.
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“ is not part of the red and white expedition to Manchester,” an Atletico statement read.
“The Uruguayan defender went off in the final minutes of the match against Deportivo Alaves due to some discomfort.”
Jose Gimenez absence is a major blow for Atletico Madrid, who face Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday before the return leg at the Wanda Metropolitano the following week.