La Liga suspended and Real Madrid training ground in lockdown after positive coronavirus test as City tie set to be axed – The Sun

LA LIGA has been suspended after Real Madrid's squad were put in quarantine over coronavirus fears.

The Spanish side's training ground was put on lockdown after a basketball player tested positive for the deadly bug.

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The Spanish top-flight and second division have now been suspended in a desperate bid to stop coronavirus spreading.

La Liga had told all 20 clubs in its premier division that matches will be played behind closed doors for the next two weeks.

But Spanish authorities made the decision to cancel the games after it was revealed that Real Madrid's squad had to be quarantined.

Madrid's football, basketball and handball teams train at the same complex in Valdebebas.

After one basketball player tested positive for the deadly bug, all of the players and staff were sent home.

It is reported that all of the players will be tested for coronavirus and will spend 15 days in quarantine.

Uefa chiefs are also under increased pressure to cancel the rest of this season's Champions League and Europa League.

A decision is expected to be made after Juventus defender Daniele Rugani became the first Serie A player to test positive for the virus.

And the Serie A season could be cancelled without a winner as a result of the global coronavirus outbreak.

Arsenal's team are also in quarantine after Nottingham Forest and Olympiacos owner Evangelos Marinakis tested positive for the virus after visiting the Emirates.



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