sport news Atletico Madrid duo Diego Costa and Santiago Arias test positive for coronavirus

Atletico Madrid duo Diego Costa and Santiago Arias test positive for coronavirus and will miss start of pre-season as they quarantine Atletico Madrid players Diego Costa and Santiago Arias do not have symptoms  But both were positive for coronavirus having undergone test on holiday   Both men will remain in quarantine and miss the start of pre-season training PSG have also been struck down by virus with Neymar among those positive

By Will Griffee For Mailonline

Published: 08:37 BST, 4 September 2020 | Updated: 08:37 BST, 4 September 2020

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Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa and defender Santiago Arias have tested positive for coronavirus, the Spanish club revealed.

The players are in quarantine and will not report for the team's first day of pre-season training on Friday.

Most of the squad underwent their tests on Thursday, but Costa and Arias had tested positive while on holiday, the club said. 

Diego Costa has tested positive for coronavirus but is not experiencing any symptoms

Diego Costa has tested positive for coronavirus but is not experiencing any symptoms

Neither man has shown any symptoms of the illness but they must remain in isolation away from Diego Simeone's squad.  

Atletico will begin their season at the end of the

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