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 forwardMoussa Dembele
has tested positive for the Coronavirus. Dembele joinedAtletico Madrid
in the January transfer window and will be a doubt for his team’s Champions League match againstChelsea
. This is the fourth positive test in Atletico Madrid’s squad asYannick Carrasco
, andJoao 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."