Manchester City midfielder tests positive for coronavirus

Manchester City midfielder an Ilkay Gundogan has tested positive for coronavirus.

The 29-year-old is currently observing a 10-day self-isolations period, confirmed the Premier League club.

As a result, the Germany international will miss City’s opening league game of the season against Wolves on Monday.

“Everyone at the club wishes Ilkay a speedy recovery,” said Manchester City in a statement.

City winger Riyad Mahres and defender Aymeric Laporte had previously tested positive for Covid-19 but are now back in training.

Pep Guardiola’s side are also due to play Bournemouth in the Carabao Cup on Thursday and Leicester City in the Premier League on Sunday.

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