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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

from

Lyon

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

Chelsea

. 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