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Raphael Varane tests positive for COVID-19

Tue 06 April 2021 | 11:48

Real Madrid French defender will miss tonight's clash against Liverpool due after testing positive for coronavirus.

Real Madrid

and

Liverpool

will face each other in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-final tonight.

 It was clear a few days ago that

Sergio Ramos

will miss the match due to a calf injury, and it was announced minutes ago that

Raphael Varane

will also be out of action owing to his positive test for COVID-19.

A statement from the club reads:

“Real Madrid CF informs that our player Raphael Varane has given a positive result in the COVID-19 test that has been carried out this morning.”

Thus Zinedine Zidane will not have one of his best defenders at hand and have to face Liverpool with

Nacho

and

Eder Militao

duo.

Varane will also miss the El Clasico match against

Barcelona

.


source: SportMob