Atletico Madrid confirm Marcos Paulo preseason injury

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Atletico Madrid have confirmed Marcos Paulo has suffered a preseason injury.

The summer signing was not included in the squad for their friendly against RB Salzburg in Austria.

Atletico announced: "After the radiological tests to which the footballer has been subjected, he has been diagnosed with a muscle injury in the right thigh. It is pending evolution."

The Brazilian attacker had complained of discomfort in training on Tuesday.

It's understood he suffered a heavy blow in a bounce game to the affected area.

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