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Ex-Real Madrid president hospitalized; Espanyol has six coronavirus cases


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Two well-known La Liga outfits are dealing with more coronavirus cases this week.

Espanyol announced positive tests for six members of the club, while an ex-Real Madrid president has been hospitalized in serious condition.

That’s Lorenzo Sanz. The 76-year-old has been admitted into intensive care and has tested positive for COVID-19 following a fever earlier this week.

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The club won two Champions League titles under Sanz leadership, and current president Florentino Perez took the reins from him. He went on to buy and sell Malaga, and has had his share of legal problems.

As for Espanyol, six members of the first team and technical staff have been diagnosed. The Catalan club says all “have mild symptoms and are complying with medical recommendations.”

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