Man City duo Mahrez, Laporte test positive for Covid-19


PFA Player of the Year Riyad Mahrez is happy at Leicester, but will assess his ...
PFA Player of the Year Riyad Mahrez is happy at Leicester, but will assess his options during the close-season, according to his agent. PHOTO/OmniSport

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  • Both players are in the United Kingdom and with the self-isolation period being 10 days, Mahrez and Laporte should be available for City's game with Wolves in two weeks' time.

Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez and defender Aymeric Laporte have tested positive for Covid-19.

Algeria’s Mahrez, 29, and Frenchman Laporte, 24, will not train with their team-mates while they self-isolate in line with UK government and Premier League rules.

Manchester City say neither player was displaying symptoms of coronavirus.

Soccer Football - Champions League - Round of 16 First Leg - Schalke 04 v Manchester City - Veltins-Arena, Gelsenkirchen, Germany - February 20, 2019 Manchester City's Aymeric Laporte in action REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

Pep Guardiola’s side play Wolverhampton Wanderers in their first fixture of the new league season on 21 September.

Both players are in the United Kingdom and with the self-isolation period being 10 days, Mahrez and Laporte should be available for City’s game with Wolves in two weeks’ time.

BBC Sport

 

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