Real Madrid French defender will miss tonight's clash against Liverpool due after testing positive for coronavirus.
will face each other in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-final tonight.
It was clear a few days ago thatSergio Ramos
will miss the match due to a calf injury, and it was announced minutes ago thatRaphael 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 withNacho
Varane will also miss the El Clasico match againstBarcelona