Madrid: Atletico Madrid might be with out defender Stefan Savic for round a month after the membership confirmed on Monday he has injured his left thigh.

Atletico Madrid’s Stefan Savic vies for the ball with Juventus ahead Gonzalo Higuain. AFP

Savic returned to Madrid after sustaining the harm enjoying for Montenegro of their goalless draw at dwelling to Bulgaria on Friday.

“Stefan Savic has undergone a number of exams on the Clinica Universidad de Navarra which have confirmed he suffered a grade two muscle harm to the left thigh,” a membership assertion learn. “His restoration depends upon his response to remedy.”

Grade two tears can take round a month to heal, which implies Savic might miss Atletico’s subsequent two Champions League group video games.

Atletico’s subsequent three matches are all at dwelling, with their Champions League recreation towards Bayer Leverkusen coming between La Liga fixtures towards Valencia and Athletic Bilbao.

They then play Alaves and Sevilla away within the league earlier than the return journey to Leverkusen on 6 November.