Although his own Diego Simeone assured on Tuesday that João Félix could reappear this Sunday against Sevilla in the Metropolitan, finally it will not be like that. The Portuguese is in the final stretch of recovery from a muscle injury suffered on April 17 that, in principle, was not going to allow him to play more this season.
But since last week, the Portuguese has been training hard. Alone, yes, but with the desire to be able to play against Sevilla. “Working my way back”, Joao said this Friday through social networks.
However, the coaching staff and medical services, according to the player, have decided to stop. With the objective of qualifying for the Champions League already achieved, they believe that there is no point in risking in order not to force the damaged muscle and that it could suffer a relapse, which would complicate things for him, since it would keep him longer in the dry dock to the point of not being able to start the preseason with his teammates.