Atletico Madrid's Belgium international Yannick Carrasco has suffered an injury blow soon after a spell out due to a positive COVID-19 test.
After Joao Felix and Moussa Dembele contracted COVID-19 last week, two more Atletico Madrid players have tested positive.
Thomas Lemar doubled his tally for the season as his excellent opener helped Atletico Madrid to an easy win in the Copa del Rey.
Thomas Lemar snapped a 44-game scoreless run for Atletico Madrid in their win over Real Valladolid, much to the delight of Diego Simeone.
Atletico Madrid saw off Real Valladolid 2-0 at the Wanda Metropolitano to climb above Real Sociedad at LaLiga's summit.
VALENCIA O ATLETICO 1 Diego Simeone memuji Thomas Lemar atas peningkatan prestasinya bersama Atletico Madrid dalam kemenangan di Valencia biarpun pemain sayap itu sekali lagi gagal menyumbang gol.
Thomas Lemar had four shots and created three chances against Valencia but could not end his long wait for a LaLiga goal or assist.
Liverpool and Wolves could reportedly do further transfer business.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is reportedly close to extending his Arsenal contract.
Thomas Lemar shows his quality in training, according to Diego Simeone, but the Atletico boss wants him to be decisive in LaLiga.