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Lucas Hernandez gets medical clearance as Atletico readies for Levante clash

IANS  |  Madrid 

Atletico Madrid's defender was on Saturday given medical clearance to play as the team concluded its preparations for its upcoming game against Levante.

Lucas has been on the sideline for five games since sustaining a during Atletico's 3-0 win over Alaves on December 8, but it seemed to be a thing of the past as he trained normally with the team.

"received the medical green light on Saturday following the team's training session. Our defender will be available for Sunday's game against Levante at the Wanda Metropolitano," the club said in a statement, reports news.

Atletico hopes to get back to winning ways when it hosts Levante at the after playing to a draw in two consecutive games.

In La Liga, Atleti was held 1-1 by in their most recent league clash, before playing to a 1-1 draw against Girona in the first leg of the Spanish Cup round of 16.



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First Published: Sat, January 12 2019. 19:06 IST