Costa returns to England in danger, ahead of Arsenal clash
Europa League By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 13/04/2018
Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa returns to England in danger ahead of Arsenal clash in the semi-final of the Europa League encounter after he suffered a hamstring injury. The 29-year-old Spain international had to be withdrawn shortly after half-time of Atleti’s defeat to Sporting on Thursday night, though they still progressed to the next round thanks to their first-leg victory. Next up in the competition, Diego Simeone’s men will take on Arsenal after the two sides were drawn against each other in Friday’s draw in Nyon, Switzerland.And now Atletico have confirmed that he has injured his left hamstring, which typically takes at least a fortnight to recover from – which would rule him out of the first leg at the Emirates. A statement from the Spanish club confirmed: "Our striker suffered an injury in our UEFA Europa League quarter-final match against Sporting CP.