Real Madrid defender, Eder Militao tests positive for COVID-19 ahead of Champions League clash with Inter Milan

Real Madrid have announced Eder Militao has tested positive for coronavirus ahead of their Champions League clash with Inter Milan.


The 22-year-old Brazilian will now undergo a mandatory period of self-isolation.


The club also revealed that no other positive results were recorded from the latest round of testing except Militao.


A statement from Madrid said: ‘Real Madrid would like to inform that our player, Eder Militao, has tested positive in the COVID-19 tests carried out yesterday, Sunday morning.


‘All the other players and the technical staff from the first team, as well as all the employees of the club who work directly with them, tested negative in that same test.



‘The club would like to confirm once again that everyone, with the exception of Eder Militao, tested negative in the antigen tests carried out that same morning.’