Diego Simeone. Credit: Getty
Atletico Madrid vs Manchester United: full Atletico injury & suspension list with NINE stars who may miss game
Diego Simeone has a few team selection issues to contend with for the last-16 first leg on Wednesday.
While the Red Devils will travel to the Spanish capital for Wednesday’s last-16 first leg with a relatively fresh squad, the same cannot be said for Atletico.
Diego Simeone already knows that three players will certainly miss the encounter, while a further six are doubts ahead of the fixture.
The Spanish champions warmed up for the encounter with a relatively straightforward 3-0 win over Osasuna on Saturday, but that game has resulted in several potentially new injury absentees.
Edinson Cavani may be denied the chance to face his international team-mate Luis Suarez, while Eric Bailly might also not be fit enough to take on Atletico.
But here’s how the hosts’ squad is shaping up ahead of Wednesday’s game…