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Cristiano Ronaldo reported to Juventus’ training center for medical tests on Tuesday after a 10-week absence.
However, it is still far from certain whether the government will allow Serie A to complete the season.
Rugani and Matuidi are two of three Juventus players who last month tested positive for the virus. The duo were asymptomatic, but the third player, forward Paulo Dybala, showed strong symptoms.
Dybala the third player at the club, one of the biggest in Europe and Italy’s most successful in domestic terms, to test positive after midfielder Blaise Matuidi, a World Cup winner with France in 2018, and defender Daniele Rugani.
Coronavirus pandemic: Fiorentina captain Germán Pezzella, forward Patrick Cutrone test positive for COVID-19
Two more Fiorentina players have tested positive for COVID-19 as well as a club physiotherapist.
Juventus defender Daniele Rugani said he was fine on Thursday, shortly after his club said he had tested positive for coronavirus, the first player in Serie A to do so.
Rugani, who also plays for the Italian national team, is the first player in the country's top football division to test positive for the disease, which is caused by the new coronavirus.
Veteran Juventus captain Giorgio Chiellini will undergo surgery after tearing a ligament in his right knee in training.
Serie A: Cristiano Ronaldo's brace cancelled out by late Gervinho double as Parma hold Juventus; Napoli close gap on leaders
Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice but champions Juventus had to settle for a point as a late Gervinho double snatched a 3-3 draw for promoted Parma.
Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo won't be rested for Young Boys clash, says Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri
Cristiano is the record scorer in the elite European competition with 120 goals and scored 15 for Real Madrid on their way to their third title last season.
Premier League: Chelsea sack Antonio Conte. set to appoint Maurizio Sarri as new manager, claim reports
The long-running saga over Antonio Conte's future appears to have been resolved with Chelsea sacking him as manager and appointing Maurizio Sarri, according to media reports on Thursday.
FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Italy coach Gian Piero Ventura refuses to resign despite not qualifying for finals
Ventura was widely criticized for poor tactical decisions before and after Sweden's 1-0 aggregate win over the Azzurri.
Juventus remain joint third with Lazio who beat Cagliari 3-0 but are just a point behind second-placed Inter Milan and three adrift of leaders Napoli.
FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifiers: Italy failing to qualify would be catastrophic, says coach Giampiero Ventura
"I'm not thinking about the play-offs, we need to think about the next two matches and then based on who we meet we'll weigh things up," said Ventura.