Sadio Mané Second Liverpool Player To Test Positive For Covid-19 This Week
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Liverpool forward Sadio Mané has become the second player from the English Premier League champions to test positive for COVID-19 this week.
The club said in a statement on Friday that the Senegalese, who scored in Monday's 3-1 league win over Arsenal, has displayed minor symptoms of the virus but feels in good health overall.
Sadio Mane has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently self-isolating according to the necessary guidelines.— Liverpool FC (@LFC) October 2, 2020
On Tuesday, Liverpool's new midfield signing Thiago Alcantara tested positive and was also reported to be displaying minor symptoms.
"Liverpool Football Club are — and will continue to — follow all protocols relating to COVID-19 and Mane will self-isolate for the required period of time," said the statement.
Thiago Alcantara has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently self-isolating according to the necessary guidelines.The club has, and will continue to follow, all protocols relating to COVID-19 and Thiago will remain in self-isolation for the required period of time.
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) September 29, 2020
(Writing by Brian Homewood Editing by Christian Radnedge)