Former Bayern Munich defender who recently signed for Real Madrid, David Alaba has tested positive for COVID-19.
David Alaba whose move was confirmed just a couple of weeks ago, and joined his new teammate last Friday to join up in training, has been confirmed to have contracted COVID-19 and now have to go into isolation as he recovers from the disease.
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A brief club statement read: “Real Madrid C. F. confirm that our player David Alaba has tested positive for COVID-19.”
Alaba, 28, joined Real on a five-year deal this summer after running down his contract at Bayern Munich.
The addition of Alaba will help make up for the departures of Raphael Varane and Sergio Ramos. Varane is joining Manchester United and Ramos signed with Paris Saint-Germain.
Alaba will be able to return to pre-season training with his club teammates once he tests negative.
Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema tested positive for COVID-19 last week.
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