The midfielder has made his first-team breakthrough in 2015-16, making 13 appearances and scoring two goals, but is now set for a spell on the sidelines after his injury setback

Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey has suffered a thigh strain, the Liga club has confirmed.

Ghanaian Partey has made his first-team breakthrough this season, having previously spent time on loan at Mallorca and Almeria.

The 22-year-old has made 13 appearances in 2015-16 and scored two goals, including the winner in Atletico's 1-0 victory over Levante last month.