“Honestly, it’s a bit disconcerting,” admitted the Real Madrid coach, Zinedine Zidane, after knowing the positives in covid-19 of Eden Hazard Y Casemiro, which have been isolated.
“It’s a bit disconcerting because yes, today for example, the training has been almost entirely individual before a game,” said Zidane.
“It’s disconcerting because you never know what’s going to happen. You don’t know when you’re going to test positive or not … It’s what happened (with Hazard and Casemiro). There was nothing special, they are responsible people, who are careful ( …) obviously I would have preferred to have them, “lamented ‘Zizou’.
On the morning of this Saturday, the Real Madrid announced that Eden Hazard and Casemiro had tested positive for covid-19.
“They are fine. They are not happy about what has happened, but emotionally they are well and physically too. ‘Almost’ has a bit of symptoms, but within the difficulty, they’re fine, “he said.
“I left them a message, I’ll talk to them again later. It is something that can happen and we have to accept it,” added the merengue coach.
“What we have to do is accept it, continue with the team, because the strength is in the team. There are worse things, there are people who are having a very bad time, “he said.
On Monday, the current league champion had announced that the Brazilian defender Eder Militao He had also tested positive for the new coronavirus, the eve of playing against Inter Milan (3-2) in the Champions League.
To face Valencia, Zidane will be able to count on the return of Norwegian midfielder Martin Odegaard, who had suffered a muscle injury to his right leg in mid-October after suffering a sore right knee and a flu at the start of the season.
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