Real Madrid outbreak grows after Alaba, Isco test positive

December 21, 2021 GMT
Real Madrid's David Alaba kicks the ball during a match against Athletic Bilbao at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
Real Madrid's David Alaba kicks the ball during a match against Athletic Bilbao at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
Real Madrid's David Alaba kicks the ball during a match against Athletic Bilbao at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
Real Madrid's David Alaba kicks the ball during a match against Athletic Bilbao at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
Real Madrid's David Alaba kicks the ball during a match against Athletic Bilbao at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid has added David Alaba and Isco Alarcón to its list of players with COVID-19, taking it to eight members of its first team.

Madrid added the defender and midfielder on Tuesday to the list that already included Luka Modric, Marco Asensio, Rodgyro, Gareth Bale, Marcelo, and backup goalkeeper Andriy Lunin.

None will be available for the Spanish leaders’ match at Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday.

Bilbao will be without four players, including Spain goalkeeper Unai Simón and starting defender Iñigo Martínez.

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