Valencia confirm 2 players have tested positive to the deadly COVID-19

Valencia confirm 2 players have tested positive to the deadly COVID-19

- Valencia have announced two of their players positive to the deadly coronavirus

- Random tests were carried during their training session ahead of pre-season

- Atletico Madrid also confirmed two of their players tested positive ahead of their Champions League campaign

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Valencia are the latest Spanish side to have recorded cases of coronavirus in their team after random tests were conducted during their training session.

Two unnamed players tested positive to the deadly virus that has become a huge worry to humanity in the past months.

Another La Liga club Atletico Madrid recently discovered two of their players were also infested with the virus ahead of their remaining Champions League campaign.

Just like Atletico, Valencia have sent their players back home to self isolate themselves in their respective homes.

Valencia confirm 2 players have tested positive to the deadly COVID-19

Valencia confirm 2 players have tested positive to the deadly COVID-19. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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Valencia finished outside the Europa League places in the final standing on La Liga table as they settled for ninth on the log.

And two of their top players including Dani Parejo and former Arsenal midfielder Francis Coquelin are set to leave the Estadio Mestalla to Villarreal.

It is understood the club are looking to cut cost and would let the Spanish and French midfielders for £11.5million to join the Yellow submarines.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Atletico Madrid are currently in a dicey situation after two of their players were set back home after being infested with the coronavirus, Goal reports.

The Roji Blancos will travel to Lisbon ahead of their Champions League quarter-final clash with RB Leipzig on Thursday, August 13.

But ESPN have confirmed Croatian defender Sime Vrsaljko and Argentine Angel Correa were the players that tested positive to the virus.

Legit.ng also reported that Jan Oblak has been linked with a sensational move to Chelsea but the Premier League club will have to pay £110million to price away the Atletico Madrid star.

However, the Slovenian goalkeeper has not indicated his intentions to leave the Wanda Metropolitano outfit in the summer but the Blues are lurking around the corner.

Chelsea have done business with Atletico in recent years including the transfers of Diego Costa, Alvaro Morata and Thibaut Courtois.

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