Zinedine Zidane’s awful week gets worse after he tests positive for Covid-19

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Zinedine Zidane is having a week to forget after he tested positive for Coronavirus just days after Real Madrid were dumped out of the Copa del Rey.

According to a statement released by Real Madrid, coach Zinedine Zidane has tested positive for Covid-19.

The French coach was isolating earlier this month after a close contact tested positive for Covid-19 and did not attend a training session as a result but the 48-year-old has now tested positive which means he will be unavailable for up to two weeks.

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Madrid currently sit second in La Liga after winning 11 out of their 18 games and are seven points behind leaders and city rivals Atletico Madrid.

Zidane, is currently under some pressure after his sideโ€™sย shock cup defeat to third division side Alcoyano earlier this week.

The Madrid legend will not be available for their La Liga match away at Alaves on Saturday with his assistant David Bettoni set to take charge.

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