Atletico Madrid has received an injury blow with the news that defender Stefan Savic will miss the rest of 2021 through injury.
The Montenegrin international was forced off after just 10 minutes during the club’s 2-1 La Liga defeat against Mallorca on Saturday and despite earlier reports having played down his injury, Dario AS reports that he will miss the final month of the calendar year.
🚨💣 BREAKING : Il est presque IMPOSSIBLE de voir Stefan Savić jouer contre le FC Porto mardi prochain en Ligue des Champions.
— Atleti Francia 🇫🇷 (@AtletiFrancia) December 5, 2021
The absence of the player will be ablow for Diego Simeone who needs all his players fit as they aim to stay afloat in the Champions League and keep pressure on the leading pack at Laliga.
Atleti faces a must-win Champions League tie at Porto in midweek followed by the Madrid derby at Real Madrid on December 12.
In the player’s absence, Mario Hermoso who replaced him in the game against Mallorca is set to fill in for him this month.