La Liga: Big blow to Real Madrid; Toni Kroos tests Covid-19 positive and doubtful for final game

La Liga: Real Madrid will miss the services of Toni Kroos for their must-win game against Villarreal on after he tested Covid-19 positive
La Liga: Real Madrid will miss the services of Toni Kroos for their must-win game against Villarreal on after he tested Covid-19 positive

La Liga: Toni Kroos tests Covid-19 positive- Real Madrid will miss the services of Toni Kroos for their must-win game against Villarreal on Saturday after the German midfielder tested positive for coronavirus.

The La Liga club on Monday confirmed that Kroos has been in isolation since May 14 after he came in contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19. “Real Madrid C. F. announces that our player, Toni Kroos, tested positive in the COVID-19 test he underwent today. Kroos has been in isolation since Friday, May 14, after having come into direct contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19,” Real Madrid said in an official statement.

La Liga: Toni Kroos tests Covid-19 positive- Real Madrid defeated Athletic Bilbao on Sunday but the side is still in danger of losing the LaLiga title. Atletico Madrid is currently at the top of the standings and the side needs one more win to secure the title.

Zinedine Zidane’s side is currently two points behind table-toppers Atletico Madrid. The side must win their next game and then hope Atletico loses theirs in order to win the LaLiga title.

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Real Madrid will take on Villarreal while Atletico will lock horns against Valladolid.

La Liga: Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman hints at Messi exit after bowing out of La Liga title race

Barcelona head coach Ronald Koeman has said that if Argentine striker Lionel Messi decides to leave, then he is not sure as to who will score goals for the club.

Messi’s contract with Barcelona is set to come to an end this season and there is still uncertainty whether the striker wants to stay with the club or not. Barcelona faced a 1-2 defeat against Celta Vigo on Sunday and now the side cannot manage to win the La Liga title this season. The side can best finish at the third position in the league standings.