Liverpool have confirmed later on Friday that striker Sadio Mane has tested positive to Covid-19 and is in self isolation.
After Thiago Alcantara, another Liverpool player attracted coronavirus. And it is Senegal international Sadio Mane.
The 28-year-old has been prominent for Jürgen Klopp side Tuesday as he scored in Reds 3-1 win over Arsenal. However, he will miss Sunday’s away clash against Aston Villa at Villa Park despite showing minor symptoms of the deasease.
“Sadio Mane has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently self-isolating according to the necessary guidelines.” Liverpool wrote other official website.
The forward, who started and scored in Monday’s 3-1 victory over Arsenal, has displayed minor symptoms of the virus but feels in good health overall.
However, like with Thiago Alcantara, 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.” they added.
In addition, Sadio Mane scored three goals in three appearances for the Anfield outfit since Premier League start.