Walker, Jesus Man City Stars Test Positive For Coronavirus


Manchester City duo Kyle Walker and Gabriel Jesus have tested positive for coronavirus.

City made the announcement in a statement on Friday.

Two members of the club’s staff, whose identities have not been revealed, have also tested positive.

Both Walker and Jesus now look set to miss City’s Premier League matches against Newcastle, Everton and Chelsea, with a return possible for their Carabao Cup semi-final against Manchester United on January 6.

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“All four personnel will now observe a period of self-isolation in accordance with Premier League and UK Government protocol on quarantine,” City said in a statement released on Friday morning.

“Everyone at the club wishes our colleagues a speedy recovery over the Christmas period ahead of their return to work, training and competition.”

The positive tests, announced on Christmas Day, come as the UK faces a surge in coronavirus cases, with the…

Source: Complete Sports