One of the La Liga top-flight managers, Diego Simeone for Atletico Madrid has tested positive for coronavirus. The former Argentina midfielder, 50, is asymptomatic but is now self-isolating at home just nearing when the La Liga resumes. From subsequent tests carried out, on Friday Simeone was the only positive result.
Atletico is not involved in La Liga’s opening fixtures this weekend and are due to start its season against Granada on 27 September. Reports has it that cases of coronavirus are rising in Spain with 12,183 positive tests being recorded in the last 24 hours while 48 persons have died.
Source: BBC Sport