September 7, 2020 3:57:27 pm
Manchester City players Riyad Mahrez and Aymeric Laporte have tested positive for the coronavirus. The players have not displayed any symptoms and are in self-isolation.
A club statement on Monday said: “Manchester City FC can confirm that Riyad Mahrez and Aymeric Laporte have tested positive for Covid-19. Both players are currently observing a period of self-isolation in accordance with Premier League and UK Government protocol on quarantine. Neither is displaying symptoms of the virus. Everyone at the club wishes Riyad and Aymeric a speedy recovery ahead of their return to training and the new season.”
NEWS | City duo test positive for Covid-19
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City starts its season against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Sept. 21 after being given the opening weekend off following its participation in the Champions League quarterfinals in August.
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