Atletico Madrid announce Gameiro, Gaitan, Moya injuries

Atletico Madrid have announced Kevin Gameiro, Nicolas Gaitan and Miguel Angel Moya have all picked up injuries ahead of the club's match against Malaga on Saturday.

French forward Gameiro and goalkeeper Moya have been diagnosed with thigh problems, while Gaitan is slowed by arthritis in his toe.

A team statement said: "An MRI scan was carried out on Moya on Thursday after the injury he suffered in training last Wednesday.

"The medical results show that our goalkeeper has suffered a muscle injury in the femoral biceps of the left thigh. He will face physiotherapy and rehabilitation treatment.

"Argentine midfielder Nico Gaitan is suffering from arthritis in the metatarsophalangeal joint of the first toe of his left foot. As with Moya, he will undergo physiotherapy treatment and rehabilitation.

"Finally, Kevin Gameiro felt discomfort after the friendly match played in Paris between the national teams of France and Spain. Our striker has undergone an MRI scan that confirms that he is suffering from tendinitis in the adductor of his left thigh.

"He will also be put in the hands of our physios in order to return as soon as possible."

Atletico are currently in fourth place in La Liga, two points behind third-placed Sevilla and 10 points behind league leaders Real Madrid.