Athletico Madrid confirm Correa and Vrsaljko have tested positive for covid-19

Neither of the players, who have now been named, will travel with the Spanish side’s squad to Lisbon for their quarter-final against RB Leipzig.
The two positive coronavirus cases reported in the Atletico Madrid camp have both been returned by first-team players Angel Correa and Sime Vrsaljko, the Spanish side have confirmed.

News broke on Sunday that two members of the party set to travel to the Champions League quarter-finals in Portugal had tested positive for the virus, but there was no further indication whether those affected were members of the playing or backroom staff.

Goal learned that two members of Diego Simeone’s squad were responsible for the two positive tests and on Monday the identity of these players was made clear. As such, they will not travel to Portugal or take part in the remainder of the competition.