Simeone predicts Torres will be ready for Leverkusen match

Indo Asian News Service

Madrid, March 10 (IANS) Atletico Madrid's coach Diego Simeone predicted on Friday that he will have striker Fernando Torres, who is recovering from a blow to the head, ready for the Champions League football match against Bayer Leverkusen on Wednesday.

Simeone said in a press conference on the eve of La Liga game with Granada that Torres, who will miss this game as he did last week against Valencia, is recovering and may be ready by Wednesday for the second leg of the Champions League's last 16, reports Efe.

The striker suffered a head injury on March 2 in the match against Deportivo La Coruna in the Riazor, after a blow from Alex Bergantiños that left him unconscious on the pitch.