Varane out of Liverpool game

Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane has tested positive for Covid-19 and will miss the Champions League quarter-final against Liverpool tonight.

“Real Madrid CF informs that our player Raphaël Varane tested positive in the Covid-19 test he underwent this morning,” read a club statement.

With Sergio Ramos also out of both legs with a calf injury, Zinedine Zidane will be forced to field a weakened side against a resurgent Liverpool who have won their last three games after a New Year slump.

The match kicks off at 8pm and we will bring you team news ahead of kick-off.