Fernando Torres Set To Return For Atletico Madrid After Horrible Head Injury (Read)

 
Fernando Torres is set return for Atletico Madrid’s Champions League tie with Bayer Leverkusen on Wednesday, two weeks after he was discharged from hospital with a head injury.

The striker, 32, lost consciousness after a heavy challenge in a game with Deportivo La Coruna on 2 March.

Torres returned to full training on Monday and boss Diego Simeone confirmed he is available.

Atletico won the last-16 first-leg tie with Bayer Leverkusen 4-2.

Torres scored in that game, which puts Atletico in a strong position to reach the last eight for a fourth successive year.

The former Liverpool forward was released from hospital only 24 hours after he was admitted having suffered no serious injuries.

Kevin Gameiro is a doubt for the game after missing Saturday’s 1-0 La Liga win at Granada with an abdominal injury.

Captain Gabi and left-back Filipe Luis are suspended for the game.

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