- Joel Robles who plays for Real Betis reveals he tested positive for coronavirus
- The former Everton keeper has confirmed he will continue to self isolate until it is safe to rejoin his colleagues
- Robles added that his wife and child are in good shape
Real Betis goalkeeper Joel Robles has confirmed that he tested positive to deadly coronavirus a few days after returning to training.
The 29-year-old shot-stopper revealed that neither he nor his wife showed any symptom whatsoever for the deadly virus.
He confirmed the news through a short clip shared on his verified Twitter page as they prepare for Spanish League resumption as reported by BeSoccer.
The former Everton star has said he will continue to train from home "with the instructions of the medical services" until it is safe for him to rejoin his teammates.
Robles further stated that his pregnant wife and little daughter are in good shape as well as adding that none of them had encountered any discomfort in the last few weeks.
However, he urged everyone to stay safe, insisting that he went out with gloves and masks whenever he had a reason to leave his house.
Meanwhile, Alfonso Pedraza, who is one of the three Betis stars flagged to have contracted the virus said he was fine.
He also gave an update to his condition on Twitter: "Hello, everybody. The first thing I want to say is that I feel very well.
"I also want to thank the expressions of interest/support received. I have given PCR negative, but as I have traces of antibodies, I will train a few more days at home by protocol. Soon with you", concluded the fullback on loan from Villarreal.
Juanmi, the third of the players with COVID-19 concerns has also opened up on his result o the test.
He has a similar experience with Pedraza: "I am writing these lines to confirm that according to the tests, I have tested negative in the PCR, but I present antibodies to COVID-19. As a precaution, I will continue to work from home for a few days".
Legit.ng earlier reported that three players Real Betis players tested positive for deadly coronavirus as the body in charge of the League plans to resume on June 20.
All the 20 clubs who are campaigning in the Spanish La Liga have been testing their players for coronavirus so as to make sure that all of them are safe to return to training.
Going by this latest revelation according to the report on Daily Mail, authorities in charge of the League may now be thinking of not resuming football again.
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