In what could be a disastrous news for ISL defending champions Atletico de Kolkata, their marquee player will be out of action for a minimum of 3-4 weeks confirmed the team’s sports director Alberto Marrero on Tuesday.
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The former Portuguese teammate of Cristiano Ronaldo was the star for his team in their 3-2 victory against Chennaiyin FC on the opening night of ISL. However, the striker pulled up a hamstring after scoring his second goal and couldn’t continue.
The Kolkata outfit has sent Postiga’s MRI reports to their parent club Atletico Madrid for medical consultation. Postiga will travel to Portugal and then continue his recovery under Atletico Madrid’s supervision.
Without the services of the experienced marksman upfront, the Sourav Ganguly owned team will have to depend on Spanish striker Valdo who scored the third goal for his team with a pin point header.