The Uruguayan Fede Valverde, who remained isolated since the 17th for having had direct contact with a patient with covid-19, has resulted positive in a test to which he has submitted this Wednesday, reported his club, the Real Madrid.
The tests carried out so far on Valverde had yielded negative results.
The Uruguayan is the eighth player in the Real Madrid squad who tests positive by covid-19, after Militao, Casemiro, Hazard, Jovic, Nacho, Varane and Sergio Ramos. Coach Zinedine Zidane and club president Florentino Pérez also suffered from the disease.
The team, second in the table, play your game tonight of the thirty-second day of the league in the field of Cadiz, thirteenth. Zidane faces the shock with a list of numerous casualties due to injury: Luka Modric, Toni Kroos, Sergio Ramos, Lucas Vázquez and Ferland Mendy, and Eden Hazard is still out of the squad. The homegrown players Víctor Chust, Miguel Gutiérrez, Sergio Arribas and Antonio Blanco will help the team in Cádiz.