BREAKING NEWS: Real Madrid striker Mariano Diaz tests positive for coronavirus

By Sports Desk July 28, 2020

Real Madrid have confirmed striker Mariano Diaz has tested positive for coronavirus just 10 days ahead of their Champions League clash with Manchester City.

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  • Wolves' Jimenez suffered fractured skull against Arsenal Wolves' Jimenez suffered fractured skull against Arsenal

    Raul Jimenez suffered a fractured skull and underwent surgery after a sickening injury in Wolves' win at Arsenal on Sunday, the club have confirmed.

    Jimenez collided heavily with Arsenal centre-back David Luiz when defending a fifth-minute corner at Emirates Stadium and left the field on a stretcher after receiving oxygen and lengthy medical attention.

    Wolves provided an update on Monday, confirming the nature of the injury and adding that the Mexican was "comfortable" after an operation.

    "Raul is comfortable following an operation last night, which he underwent in a London hospital," read a club statement.

    "He has since seen his partner Daniela and is now resting. He will remain under observation for a few days while he begins his recovery.

    "The club would like to thank the medical staff at Arsenal, the NHS paramedics, hospital staff and surgeons who, through their skill and early response, were of such help.

    "The club ask that Raul and his family are now afforded a period of space and privacy, before any further updates are provided in due course."

    Managers Nuno Espirito Santo and Mikel Arteta wished Jimenez well following the match, with much of the post-game talk centred on the 29-year-old's health.

    The visitors managed to retain their focus to win the contest 2-1, with all three goals coming in the first half.

    Daniel Podence's effort just before the break settled matters, lifting Wolves up to sixth.

  • BREAKING NEWS: Wolves' Jimenez suffered fractured skull against Arsenal BREAKING NEWS: Wolves' Jimenez suffered fractured skull against Arsenal

    Raul Jimenez suffered a fractured skull and underwent surgery after a sickening injury in Wolves' win at Arsenal on Sunday, the club have confirmed.

    Jimenez collided heavily with Arsenal centre-back David Luiz when defending a fifth-minute corner at Emirates Stadium and left the field on a stretcher after receiving oxygen and lengthy medical attention.

    Wolves provided an update on Monday, confirming the nature of the injury and adding that the Mexican was "comfortable" after an operation.

    "Raul is comfortable following an operation last night, which he underwent in a London hospital," read a club statement.

    "He has since seen his partner Daniela and is now resting. He will remain under observation for a few days while he begins his recovery.

    "The club would like to thank the medical staff at Arsenal, the NHS paramedics, hospital staff and surgeons who, through their skill and early response, were of such help.

    "The club ask that Raul and his family are now afforded a period of space and privacy, before any further updates are provided in due course."

  • Rumour Has It: Juve could swap Dybala for PSG's Icardi Rumour Has It: Juve could swap Dybala for PSG's Icardi

    Paulo Dybala to Paris Saint-Germain?

    Dybala, previously linked to Manchester United, Tottenham and PSG, is reportedly facing an uncertain future in Turin.

    Juventus could be prepared to exchange players with PSG.

     

    TOP STORY – DYBALA OUT, ICARDI IN?

    Juventus are considering a swap deal that would send Paulo Dybala to Paris Saint-Germain in exchange for Mauro Icardi, according to Calciomercato.

    Dybala has struggled for form in 2020-21, while contract negotiations with Serie A champions Juve have so far proved fruitless.

    Icardi was linked to Juve prior to joining Ligue 1 holders PSG permanently from Inter and the Argentina forward could swap clubs with Dybala.

     

    ROUND-UP

    - TodoFichajes says Arsenal are set to make an offer for RB Leipzig defender Ibrahima Konate. Leipzig centre-back and team-mate Dayot Upamecano has dominated headlines amid links to the likes of Manchester United, Liverpool, Real Madrid, Barcelona and Bayern Munich, but Konate is also attracting interest.

    Juve are eyeing a move for Atletico Madrid centre-back Stefan Savic, reports Calciomercato. Savic has also been linked to Inter.

    - A Bola claims Premier League champions Liverpool are interested in signing Sporting CP left-back Nuno Mendes.

    Raul Jimenez to Inter? Calciomercato says Inter could replace Lautaro Martinez with the Wolves star. Martinez has been linked to Barca and Manchester City.

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