Federico Valverde tests positive for coronavirus, ruled out

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By Eurosport Published 21/04/2021 at 18:29 GMT | Updated 21/04/2021 at 18:29 GMT,Real Madrid midfielder Federico Valverde has tested positive for coronavirus, and will miss the clash with Chelsea in the Champions League next week.,Real said on Sunday that Valverde was self-isolating after coming into contact with a positive case, missing the 0-0 league draw with Getafe, and he has now tested positive.,"Real Madrid informs that our player, Fede Valverde, has tested positive in the Covid-19 test carried out today," a statement from the Liga club read.,The 22-year-old will miss Wednesday's game against Cadiz, as well this weekend's home meeting with Real Betis and next Tuesday's Champions League semi-final first leg against Chelsea.,His absence from training for the best part of a fortnight makes him a doubt for the second leg with Chelsea on May 5.,Real have been battling fitness and health concerns in their squad for number of weeks. In the 0-0 draw with Getafe on Sunday, Real fielded only eight players on the bench, two of whom were goalkeepers.,The Blancos are in a scrap for the Liga title - they trail leaders Atletico Madrid by three points - so do not have the luxury of being able to rest players ahead of the Chelsea games.,Related Topics,Football Champions League Chelsea Real Madrid,Share this article, ,
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