New annoyance for Ancelotti who has found four positives on the return from the Christmas holidays. Courtois, Vinicius, Valverde and Camavinga will not be against Getafe on Sunday, nor in the Cup against Alcoyano on the 5th.
The covid has become the fiercest rival of the Real Madrid. The only one who has been able to knock down the whites in the final stretch of this 2021. An end of the year that will see how two of its three most decisive players, Courteous Y Vinicius, they will not start 2022 with the team due to contagion by the pandemic, as well as Valverde Y camavinga.
The Madridistas’ return to work after the Christmas holidays starts with the same uncertainty with which they left, since before the break, Real Madrid suffered an outbreak that affected nine members of the squad: Marco Asensio, Gareth Bale, Marcelo, Luka Modric, Rodrygo, Isco, David Alaba, Lunin Y Davide Ancelotti, son and assistant coach. This caused San Mamés, his last game, was presented with a dozen casualties.
Unfortunately, and despite complying with all the measures, I have tested positive for Covid in the last control. Although I do not have any symptoms, I am at home following the corresponding protocol and training to return as soon as possible. Thank you all! ???????????? pic.twitter.com/WJP0Ht3fIW
– Thibaut Courtois (@thibautcourtois) December 29, 2021
Courteous, in Dubai
Thibaut Courtois tested positive after spending the holidays from Christmas in Dubai, with his partner, where he would have incubated that variant of omicron. The Belgian, who posted several images on the networks during his stay, wanted to face criticism for his trip by leaving the following message: “Unfortunately, and despite complying with all the measures, I have tested positive for covid in the last control . Although I do not have any symptoms, I am at home following the corresponding protocol and training to return as soon as possible. Thank you all!”.
Another player who has been infected and who chose to travel during the holidays is Vinicius Junior, who went with his friends to Miami, where he attended a match of the Heat and another of the NFL Invited by Tom Brady, with whom he maintains a great friendship. For its part, Faith Valverde moved to Argentina, country of his partner, and now the Uruguayan presents his second contagion by covid, since he tested positive at the end of April, during the qualifying round of Champions before him Chelsea.
Now Ancelotti will be forced to make changes towards the game of Getafe next Sunday at 2:00 p.m. Lunin He had not yet played an official minute this season and his last game defending the white goal dates from a friendly against him Milan. The Ukrainian was scheduled to play the next day in the Cup against him. Alcoyano, but could also have to do it on the 8th before the Valencia.
— Real Madrid C.F. (@realmadrid) December 29, 2021
Today, new PCR
In the core Carletto recovers to housemiro Y Modric, with which he will be able to replace the losses of Valverde and camavinga with guarantees. And in attack the Italian handles more alternatives because he can place Asensio, Rodrygo, Hazard or even to Jovic beside Benzema.
Today all the white squad will undergo a PCR test again, as yesterday after their return from the Christmas holidays before starting training under the baton of Carlo Ancelotti, who is one of the few members of the staff who has managed to circumvent the virus.
The basketball team has worse, than with 10 positives for covid, including that of the coach Pablo Laso, has had to postpone the match of Euroleague before him Fenerbahce and the Classic of Sunday 2 before Barça.