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Cristiano Ronaldo's positive coronavirus case during the Nations League has set alarm bells ringing. In Real Madrid's case, there is certain concern as the Portuguese faced the likes of Sergio Ramos, Raphael Varane and Ferland Mendy.
A member of the France national squad Leo Dubois has tested positive for Covid-19 at their training head-quarters in Clairefontaine, the French football federation said on Tuesday.
Real Madrid survived a later scare from Granada as they move within touching distance of their first La Liga since 2017.
Ferland Mendy has received 4 yellow cards so far this season. The full-back is one more away from a suspension and could force a yellow card against Celta in order to arrive clean for the 'Clásico' against Barcelona.
Mendy was sent off for a second yellow card in the match between Real Madrid and Espanyol after two fouls on Victor Gomez. In the first half, he broke down a promising Espanyol counterattack and he unnecessarily kicked an opponent to get his second booking.
Real Madrid has published their squad list for tonight's derby against Atletico Madrid, and there are some notable surprises. No left-back, Luka Modric's return from injury, and Marcelo and Mendy's absence all come as a shock.
Real Madrid have officially released their team news ahead of the game against Villarreal. Zidane recovers Modric, who wasn't chosen last week due to being out on suspension, and Mendy has come back from injury. Nacho and Mariano are not included in the coach's list.
James Rodriguez is the eighth player to get injured for Real Madrid in 47 days in the 2019-2020 season. The Colombian joins the list of players who have been injured this term. Brahim Diaz (twice), Ferland Mendy, Marco Asensio, Luka Jovic, Rodrygo Goes, Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois are the others.
The Real Madrid squad changed their usual training scenario in the sports city of Valdebebas for Santiago Bernabéu in a session that was completed by the Frenchman Ferland Mendy, one of the reinforcements of this campaign that has been injured since the preseason.