Real Madrid player tests positive for coronavirus

2020-03-12T11:57:10+00:00 2020-03-12T14:12:06+00:00.

Giannis Askounis

12/Mar/20 11:57

Real Madrid placed under quarantine after a player was found positive for coronavirus.

By John Askounis/

A Real Madrid player of the senior squad has tested positive for coronavirus, the Whites informed via press release on Thursday. As a result, both the basketball and the football teams were put into quarantine to prevent further COVID-19 spreading. According to LaSexta, the player found positive is Trey Thompkins.

The whole Valdebebas area which holds the shared practice facilities for both the basketball and football divisions is now under quarantine. As for the members of the squads themselves, they must remain home for 15 days.

The team coached by Pablo Laso was set to host Crvena Zvezda mts in a few hours on Thursday evening. However, Euroleague Basketball decided to suspend Turkish Airlines EuroLeague action effective immediately.