Los Blancos have been handed an extra headache with the information that the Uruguay worldwide should be sidelined for a part of their run-in
Actual Madrid midfielder Federico Valverde is in self-isolation following a contact with a person constructive for Covid-19, the membership has confirmed.
The Uruguay worldwide, who solely returned from a hamstring downside earlier this month, has posted a destructive check himself however continues to be required to isolate as a precautionary measure, ruling him out of Sunday’s conflict wtih Getafe in La Liga.
It arms Zinedine Zidane an extra headache as he seems to mount a defence of Los Blancos’ crown in La Liga, with eight video games left to play.
What has been stated?
“Our participant Fede Valverde has been in isolation since yesterday, Saturday 17 April, after being in direct contact with an individual who has examined constructive for Covid-19, though the participant has examined destructive in all of the exams that he has undergone,” the club announced in a statement. “Fede Valverde is not going to be out there for the match towards Getafe as we speak.”
Which matches may Valverde miss?
With gamers who submit a constructive check dealing with a self-isolation interval of 10 days, any such consequence would rule Valverde out of doubtless three additional clashes, together with Madrid’s Champions League semi-final first leg towards Chelsea on April 27.
Nevertheless, if he returns a destructive consequence as soon as once more, the 22-year-old could possibly instantly rejoin the taking part in squad forward of upcoming clashes with Cadiz and Actual Betis in La Liga.
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Valverde’s absence is one other downside for Zidane to cope with as his aspect proceed to chase what as soon as felt like an unlikely league crown.
They path leaders and cross-city rivals Atletico Madrid by a degree heading into their sport with Getafe, having closed the hole in the course of the second half of the season.
If Atletico fail to beat Eibar, then Actual may leapfrog them into first by the tip of the day.