Real Madrid has announced that David Alaba has tested positive for Covid 19 ahead of the club's preseason friendly against AC Milan.
Alaba's setback comes just under a week after he was unveiled as the club's new central defender on a free transfer.
Real confirmed the news via social media on Wednesday afternoon.
Official Announcement: Alaba.#RealMadrid— Real Madrid C.F. 🇬🇧🇺🇸 (@realmadriden) July 28, 2021
"Real Madrid C. F. would like to notify that our player, David Alaba, has tested positive for COVID-19," the club stated on its website without any added details.