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Fede Valverde to play against Chelsea after negative COVID-19 test

Tue 04 May 2021 | 13:54

Real Madrid midfielder has tested negative for coronavirus and can accompany his team in the Champions League clash against Chelsea.

Real Madrid

has traveled to London to prepare for tomorrow night's crucial match against

Chelsea

. This is the return leg match of the Champions League semi-final, and Zinedine Zidane’s men, who were held to a 1-1 draw at home to their London rivals, will have to try to reach the final with a goalless draw or a victory.

Raphael Varane

cannot accompany Real as he is suffering from a right abductor muscle injury.

Fede Valverde

was also said to be out due to being infected with coronavirus. The Uruguayan star was tested yesterday, but according to

AS

, the result was inconclusive. This morning, another test was taken and a few minutes ago, it was announced that his test showed negative and there would be no problem for him to accompany Real in their European battle against the London Blues.

Valverde were quarantined for 16 days and during this time he could not train with the squad. He missed the games against Getafe, Cadiz, Real Betis, Chelsea and Osasuna, and it remains to be seen whether Zidane will risk to play him tomorrow.


source: SportMob