Zidane tests positive for Covid-19
Published: 08:54 PM, 22 January 2021
Spanish club Real Madrid boss and the French former star footballer Zinedine Zidane has tested positive for Covid-19, the Liga giants have revealed on Friday, the Frenchman will now enter a period of self-isolation.
The matter made Real Madrid upset one day before they were kicked the Copa del Rey.
It is learned that Zidane will not be able to stay with the team against Alavs as he is affected by Corona. The former French star, who won the World Cup, will have to be in self-isolation like others as Corona has been identified.
It is reported that Zidane is set to miss the Saturday away match at Alaves, with his assistant David Bettoni set to take charge.
Bettoni: "I support the manager and I give him information. But in terms of taking decisions, I'm just here to help. Tomorrow he's not going to be with us physically, but he's going to be with us during the game to support the players, to give his energy, and to help us all."