Atletico Madrid see TWO players test positive for covid-19 spelling concern for Champions League showdown against RB Leipzig
- Two players from the Atletico Madrid squad have tested positive for covid-19
- The Spanish giants are set to play RB Leipzig in the Champions League
Atletico Madrid have confirmed that two senior players have tested positive for coronavirus following the most recent round of medical checks.
The Spanish club are set to face RB Leipzig in the Champions League quarter-finals next week, and travel to Portugal for the revised conclusion of European football’s premier competition.
Issuing a statement on Saturday evening, Atletico confirmed two players have contracted the virus and that all necessary health and footballing bodies have been notified as a result.
Two Atletico Madrid players have tested positive for coronavirus this week
The club wrote: ‘Among the results known today, two positives have appeared, which are isolated in their respective homes, and which were immediately communicated to the Spanish and Portuguese health authorities, UEFA, the Royal Spanish Football Federation, the Portuguese Federation and the Higher Sports Council.
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