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Real Madrid Boss Zidane Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Real Madrid Coach, Zinedine Zidane has tested positive for Covid-19.

The Frenchman who has been under pressure due to Real Madrid‘s poor form in recent weeks including an embarrassing 2-1 defeat to Alcoyano a third division team in Spain to exit the Copa Del Rey.

Zidane will not be in the dugout for the trip to Alaves on Saturday and he has gone into self-isolation.

Madrid has said in a statement on their official website: “Real Madrid CF announces that our coach Zinedine Zidane has tested positive for Covid-19.”

Assistant coach Davide Bettoni will take over the coaching duties and media duties as Zidane is expected to be out for some weeks depending on his recovery and Laliga protocols.

Real Madrid are seven points off the top in Laliga having played a game more than their rivals, Atletico Madrid.

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