Moussa Dembele tests positive for COVID-19

Thu 04 February 2021 | 10:50

Atletico Madrid have received another coronavirus blow as the French forward has tested positive for the virus one day after team-mate Joao Felix.

LaLiga leaders have confirmed their new forward

Moussa Dembele

has tested positive for the Coronavirus. Dembele joined

Atletico Madrid



in the January transfer window and will be a doubt for his team’s Champions League match against


. This is the fourth positive test in Atletico Madrid’s squad as

Yannick Carrasco


Mario Hermoso

, and

Joao Felix

have all been forced to self-isolate in the recent days. The Club has confirmed Dembele’s positive test in an official statement:

"Our staff underwent PCR tests yesterday as recommended by La Liga, in addition to the first weekly antigen tests that appear in their protocol, and Moussa Dembele has had a positive result for Covid-19 in the PCR test.

"The forward remains isolated at home in strict compliance with the recommendations of the health authorities and La Liga protocol."

source: SportMob