New Liverpool Signing, Thiago Alcantara Tests Positive for Covid-19

Former Bayern Munich and the recent treble winner is confirmed to be positive for Coronavirus as Liverpool releases official Statement.

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Liverpool’s new signing Thiago Alcantara tests positive for Covid-19. He is self-isolating and is doing well. He has played just one match for them.

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The midfielder joined Liverpool from Bayern Munich in September. He came off the bench to make his debut in a 2-0 victory over Chelsea. He was then forced to sit out against Arsenal, and now will be recovering alone.

LFC first-team doctor, Dr Jim Moxon commented, “Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara has tested positive for Covid-19 and is currently self-isolating according to the necessary guidelines. The 29-year-old, who missed Monday’s match against Arsenal, has exhibited minor symptoms of the virus but is in good health and is getting better.

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“The club has, and will continue to follow, all protocols relating to Covid-19 and Thiago will remain in self-isolation for the required period of time. It is the choice of each individual whether they reveal publicly the outcome of a Covid-19 test.” Liverpool released a statement as well. 

Klopp believes Thiago will only be ready in mid-October, after the International break, “After the international break he will be fine, for sure. That is the situation at the moment. He is not fit enough to be involved tonight [against Arsenal] but that’s it.” 

The Spaniard will be looking to add to his tally after recently winning the treble with Bayern Munich.

Also read: Jurgen Klopp Slams Roy Keane over calling Liverpool ‘Sloppy’

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