Diego Costa tests positive for COVID-19

Diego Costa tests positive for COVID-19

September 22, 2020 nfyactcp 0

first_imgRelatedPosts Breaking: Ex-Chelsea star Diego Costa jailed Costa out for three months Tomori breaks Costa’s nose in training Atletico Madrid have announced that former Chelsea striker Diego Costa has tested positive for Covid-19 and is currently isolating.The Spanish side conducted pre-season tests on players not on international duty on Thursday, but Costa and teammate Santiago Arias were also excluded having already tested positive during their holidays. “Today, tests were carried out at the Wanda Atletico de Madrid Training Complex prior to resuming the 2020/21 season. The team has been tested except for those involved in international fixtures with their countries,” said Atletico in a statement.“Diego Costa and Santiago Arias, who tested positive during their holidays, are currently isolating and show no symptoms. Both players are staying at home complying with all protocols and measures set by the authorities and La Liga.“Therefore, they will not resume training on September 4 and their return is expected after completing their quarantine.”The new La Liga season is scheduled to begin on September 11.Atletico will begin their La Liga campaign on the weekend of September 27 at home to Granada, as their first two rounds of fixtures have been pushed back due to their participation in the latter stages of the Champions League. Tags: COVID-19 positiveDiego CostaSantiago Ariaslast_img

 

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