Real Madrid players quarantined amid fears over coronavirus outbreak

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Real Madrid – players quarantined amid fears over coronavirus outbreak

Real Madrid’s football players have been quarantined, after a member of their basketball team tested positive for the coronavirus both teams share the same training ground.

And while the football and basketball teams operate in separate building, it has been agreed to send all players home for 15 days to self-isolate.

Real Madrid were due to play Manchester City in the Champions League last-16 second leg on Tuesday, but the game could now be called off.

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“Real Madrid C. F. announces that a member of our basketball first team has tested positive for coronavirus.

“The recommendation of remaining in quarantine has been followed with immediate effect, with this measure applied to both the basketball and football first teams, given that the two squads share the facilities at Real Madrid City,” a club statement said

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On Tuesday, LaLiga announced that its next two rounds of fixtures would be played behind closed doors.

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