Diego Simeone tests positive for Covid-19

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has tested positive for COVID-19, his club said in a statement on Saturday, meaning the team could be without its manager when it starts the La Liga campaign in two weeks' time.

Atleti's statement said the Argentine was asymptomatic and was currently isolating in his home after undergoing a test on Friday during the team's pre-season training camp.

The La Liga season started on Saturday but Atletico is missing the first two weekends due to participating in last month's Champions League 'Final Eight' tournament.

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