Blow for Atletico Madrid as Renan Lodi tests positive for coronavirus

Atletico Madrid defender Renan Lodi tested positive for coronavirus, this is a setback to Athletico plans to resume training.

Atletico Madrid full back Renan Lodi tested positive for the COVID-19,this was announced on Friday. The Spanish government gave a green light for La Liga teams to return to individual training this week.

With this development, it means Atletico Madrid initial plans to resume training for their first team players won’t take place anytime soon.

Lodi, 22, has shown no signs of the virus but, has been quarantined in his home for the next 10 days,as a precautionary measure.

It was reported that the Brazilian was one of 10 Atletico Madrid players to come in contact with the COVID-19, he will undergo series of test in few days time to know his status.

Real Madrid to begin training on Monday

Real Madrid first team squad returned to the Valdebebas base for the Coronavirus test and have all been cleared to resume individual training on Monday.

The players meet with coach Zinedine Zidane on Friday, and had a brief chat while maintaining government guidelines on social distancing.

Real Madrid teams went into quarantine on March 12, after Trey Tompkins a basketball player tested positive for the virus.

The President of La Liga Javier Tebas is hopeful that league games will return by June, with no definite date in sight.

Los Blancos are currently placed second on the La liga table 2 points behind table toppers Barcelona.

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