Fri. Jul 30th, 2021
Liverpool's new midfield recruit Thiago Alcantara tests positive for coronavirus


Thiago Alcantara, who joined the Premier League champions from Bayern Munich this month, will now self-isolate for at least ten days as needed by authorities.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Premier League announced Monday that ten individuals had contracted COVID-19
  • Alcantara joined from Bayern Munich earlier this month and created his debut in their two- win vs Chelsea
  • Liverpool will host Arsenal in the final-sixteen of the League Cup on Thursday

Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara has examined favourable for the novel coronavirus, significantly less than a month right after joining the Premier League champions from Bayern Munich.

The 29-yr-outdated Alcantara, who joined the Premier League champions from Bayern Munich this month, will now self-isolate for at least ten days as needed by authorities.

The Spaniard created his Liverpool debut in a two- Premier League win at Chelsea but missed Monday’s three-one victory above Arsenal.

In Tuesday’s statement, Liverpool did not say when the check was taken. The Premier League announced Monday that ten individuals had contracted COVID-19 right after one,595 gamers and club employees members have been examined in the 7 days via Sunday.

“It is the alternative of just about every person no matter if they reveal publicly the final result of a COVID-19 check,” Liverpool’s very first-group medical doctor Jim Moxon explained in a statement

“We have followed all the protocols to the letter and Thiago is Okay. He will be self-isolating now as per the pointers and hopefully he’ll be back with us quickly.”

Liverpool will host Arsenal in the final-sixteen of the League Cup on Thursday and return to league action on Sunday with a journey to Aston Villa.

Spain manager Luis Enrique is due to announce his squad for this month’s matches with Portugal, Switzerland and Ukraine.

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