Atlético Madrid have confirmed that Héctor Herrera and Thomas Lemar have tested positive for COVID-19 and are currently self-isolation.
The two have joined João Félix, Yannick Carrasco, and Mario Hermoso, who recently tested posiive for the virusl.
“Héctor Herrera and Thomas Lemar underwent antigen tests on Monday morning ahead of our fixture against Celta, in accordance with the LaLiga protocol,” read the club’s statement.
“Both players tested positive for COVID-19. They later underwent PCR tests, which confirmed the results.
“The Mexican and the Frenchman are isolating at home, in compliance with the health authorities’ guidelines and LaLiga protocols.”
Meanwhile, Atletico will be aiming for a ninth straight win in LaLiga when they host Celta Vigo on Monday night.
Simeone’s men are the current league leaders with 50 points after our 4-2 win at Cádiz in the previous game.