Juventus has just confirmed that midfielder Weston McKennie has tested positive for the coronavirus.
At a glance Sports – Weston McKennie became the 2nd Juventus player after Cristiano Ronaldo was also exposed to the corona virus, both of which are currently in isolation.
As reported by Goal Italia, the two are currently in quarantine for 10 days.
With Ronaldo unavailable for his team's next two games against Crotone and Dynamo Kiev.
McKennie will have to follow a similar procedure, with the rest of Juve's first-team squad allowed to train,
And take part in matches, if they return a negative coronavirus test.
Confirming a positive test for USMNT midfielder McKennie, Juve wrote in a statement:
“The Juventus football club announces that, during the checks given to the applicable protocol, the Weston McKennie player has tested positive for Covid-19.
“In accordance with regulations and protocols, the team held a guarantee isolation tonight.
This procedure will allow everyone who is negative on the test to carry out routine training and match activities,
But will not be allowed to interact with people outside the group. ” close the statement.
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The club is in constant contact with local health authorities, where the news is the latest coronavirus case affecting football in Italy,
Previously, a number of top Italian players, including Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Ashley Young, have tested positive for Covid-19 in recent weeks.
AC Milan forward Ibrahimovic has since returned from a negative test and can return to play,
Although the spate of cases shows worrying concern for top football in the country and its capacity to continue.
Indeed, the controversy surrounding Napoli's meeting schedule with Juventus which will take place on 4 October,
With the match finally suspended after Gennaro Gattuso's team was advised not to travel to the Turn by local health authorities.
The decision was prompted by positive coronavirus tests for Piotr Zielinski and Eljif Elmas, as well as staff members associated with the Napoli club.
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