Sadio Mane tests positive for COVID-19


TOP striker and African player of the year Sadio Mane has tested positive for COVID-19 and has gone into a 10-day self-quarantine.

Mane will now miss Liverpool’s next league game against Aston Villa. Mane is also out of Senegal’s games against Morocco and Mauritania.

In a statement, Liverpool said: “Sadio Mane has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently self-isolating according to the necessary guidelines. 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.”

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