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OFFICIAL: Militao tests positive for Covid-19

Real Madrid confirmed the news on their site.

Real Madrid v SD Huesca - La Liga Santander Photo by Diego Souto/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

Real Madrid have announced that defender Eder Militao has tested positive for Covid-19 and will need to miss Madrid’s following games until he recovers from his illness. The club also announced that everyone else tested negative.

Real Madrid C. F. would like to inform that our player, Éder Militão, has tested positive in the COVID-19 tests carried out yesterday, Sunday morning.

All the other players and the technical staff from the first team, as well as all the employees of the club who work directly with them, tested negative in that same test. The club would ike to confirm once again that everyone, with the exception of Éder Militão, tested negative in the antigen tests carried out that same morning.

Madrid will face Inter Milan this Tuesday and Raphael Varane and Sergio Ramos will be the only available center-backs for coach Zinedine Zidane, given that Nacho is also injured.

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