Earlier, Atletico coach Simeone also tested positive for Covid-19, along with forwards Costa and Correa and defenders Arias and Vrsjalko
Atletico Madrid defender Jose Gimenez has tested positive for Covid-19, the La Liga club said here Tuesday.
The Spanish club’s statement said that Uruguay international Gimenez, who returned a positive result Monday, is isolating at home in accordance with the health authorities’ guidelines.
Earlier, Atletico coach Diego Simeone also tested positive for the novel coronavirus, along with forwards Diego Costa and Angel Correa and defenders Santiago Arias and Sime Vrsjalko.
Atletico, who finished third in the league last season, begin their new domestic campaign at home to Granada Sunday.