Atletico Madrid confirms Joao Felix knee injury

La Liga is set to resume in mid-June and Joao Felix has sustained a problem, with the Atletico Madrid forward having picked up a knee injury.

Joao Felix has made 28 appearances for Atletico Madrid this season.   -  Getty Images

Atletico Madrid's Joao Felix could be set for a spell on the sidelines after sustaining an injury to the medial collateral ligament of his left knee.

La Liga club Atleti revealed on Monday that its club-record signing had undergone tests at the University of Navarra Clinic, with the results confirming he had suffered a low-grade sprain.

Atleti will now be hoping the youngster is fit in time for the resumption of La Liga, which looks set to restart on June 11.

On Saturday, Spanish prime minister Pedro Sanchez confirmed that the league had been given permission to resume behind closed doors following the coronavirus-enforced suspension.

Joao Felix has made 28 appearances so far for Atleti in all competitions, with the former Benfica forward scoring six goals.

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