Riyadh Mahrez, 29, and Aymeric Laporte, 26, have tested positive for the Coronavirus, and are now self-isolating at their respective homes.
On Monday, Manchester City players Riyad Mahrez and Aymeric Laporte have each tested positive for the novel COVID-19 virus.
Mahrez, Laporte in-home quarantine after testing COVID-19 positive:
Both players are presently gazing a duration of self-isolation beneath neath the Premier League and UK authorities protocol. Neither is showing signs of the virus. Manchester City brought in a statement: “Everyone at the club wishes Riyad and Aymeric a speedy recovery ahead of their return to training and the new season.” The 29-year-old Mahrez tweeted in reaction to messages of wishes and support from City fans: “Thanks for all the nice messages, I’m good. Stay safe everyone takes care of you.” And Laporte said, “Thanks to everyone for your messages, everything is going as well as possible, I am following the protocol for the next few days and I will be back soon, take care of yourself.” Man City’s first game of the brand new season is on 21st September – Monday Night Football; away at Wolves. The positive assessments can be of challenge to the Premier League normally though, with the brand new season beginning in 5 days.
More footballers have tested positive on vacation:
It comes after Manchester United star Paul Pogba, 27, and Tottenham midfielder Tanguy Ndombele, 23, tested Coronavirus positive, last month. The French players are observing a 14-day home quarantine period, to recover, and start prepping up for the upcoming season. PSG star Neymar in the past week contracted the Coronavirus after a vacation in Ibiza, as did team-buddies Angel Di Maria and Leandro Paredes. Chelsea has been additionally rocked via way of means of a number in their stars contracting the virus weeks ago, with six players checking out positive. Tammy Abraham, Mason Mount, Christian Pulisic, and Fikayo Tomori have been located in isolation after a holiday to Mykonos in Greece. Jorginho, Ross Barkley, Emerson, and Michy Batshuayi have additionally stayed away from Chelsea’s Cobham schooling base, even though it isn’t always recognized which six players examined positive.