Second leg of the UEFA Champions League round of 16 tie between Real Madrid and Manchester City has been officially postponed.
Following the confirmation that Real Madrid basketball player had tested positive to COVID-19, which meant that all Madrid players will have to be quarantined for 15 days has forced the postponement of their Round of 16 game at the Etihad.
The Premier league side confirmed this in an official statement in which they also extended their heart felt support to the Madrid side.
The decision to postpone Tuesday’s game was made in conjunction with UEFA and follows confirmation that players from Real Madrid will self-isolate for fifteen days, after it emerged that a player from the club’s basketball team tested positive for COVID-19.
“The club sends it best wishes to the players and staff at Real Madrid’s football and basketball teams.
“Further information regarding the rescheduled date and related ticketing information will follow in due course.”
The Coronavirus has been seriously spreading amongst sportsmen over the last 24 hours, which has prompted rapid measures being taken to curb further spread of the virus.