Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac tested positive for Covid-19 while on international duty with the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team.
At a Glance Sports – Sead Kolasinac, who is an Arsenal defender, has added the latest news in the Premier League about players affected by the corona virus.
Kolasinac and teammate Ibrahim Sehic had to miss the Bosnia and Herzegovina match against Italy after returning to a positive test on Wednesday morning (19/11/2020) WIB.
This made Kolasinac doubtful for Arsenal against Leeds United in the Premier League on Sunday (22/11/2020) and Molde in the Europa League (27/11).
In fact, Kolasinac has the potential to be absent when Arsenal host Wolverhampton Wanderers, 30 November.
Earlier, Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny isolated himself in Cairo after he tested positive for Covid-19 twice while on duty with Egypt.
The 28-year-old initially tested positive after arriving in Togo with the Egypt squad ahead of Tuesday's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.
Elneny is asymptomatic and is now back in Cairo isolation.
Arsenal are in contact with Elneny and the Egyptian FA and will provide updates.
Alan Nazmy, who represents Arsenal midfielder, posted: “Elneny Positive Covid-19 and will definitely get well soon.”
The Egyptian FA said Elneny was now self-isolating in line with medical protocol.
Two of his positive tests came with Mohamed Salah of Liverpool, who suffered a similar fate while also on international duty with Egypt.
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Meanwhile, Elneny impressed for the Gunners who recently returned to the squad after spending last season on loan at Besiktas.
He has featured in five of the Gunners' eight Premier League games this season,
Including the entirety of their impressive 1-0 win against Manchester United at Old Trafford.
Elneny's performance has prompted talk of a new contract for the midfielder, who has less than two years left on his current contract.
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