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Liverpool announce that Thiago Alcántara has tested positive for coronavirus

Published:29/09/2020 - 21:14h

Updated:30/09/2020 - 00:32h

Thiago Alcántara is the latest soccer star to test positive for coronavirus. Liverpool confirmed that the talented midfielder is infected and will be out for at least the next two weeks

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The coronavirus is azotando to the whole world and the sport is not being an exception. Several sportsmen have contracted this illness along the 2020 and in the world of the football already there have been several contagions stood out. In the FC Barcelona, for example, Miralem Pjanic had the illness few weeks before landing in the City Condal. Luckily, the Balkan has not had any problem and surpassed the virus does several weeks.

But the one of the bosnio was not the first case neither will be the last, as it has remained showed with the communiqué that has given the Liverpool this Tuesday. The 'reds' have informed that Thiago Alcántara, flamante signing of this summer, has given positive by COVID-19. The ones of Anfield have explained it sucedido with a writing in Twitter in which they have ensured that the Hispanic-Brazilian already finds in quarantine.

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The British have confirmed that the ex of the Bayern of Munich is isolated and goes to be followed all the protocols that have given for these cases. In other words the mediocampista will be shut in his house until pass two PCR consecutive and have surpassed the illness. This could suceder in around two weeks, by what the elder of the Alcántara will lose several parties until then.

It has not informed if Thiago has developed symptoms or is asintomático, something quite usual in these cases. It was as it was, this news arrives just after Jürgen Klopp signalled that a small injury would do that the ex canterano of the Barça lost the next two commitments of the 'reds'. By this reason, already took for granted his absence in the crash of the Capital One of this Thursday in front of the Arsenal, and the one of Premier of the next Sunday in front of the Aston Villa.

Besides, the one of Saint Pietro Vernotico will not be able to attend to the call of Luis Enrique for the stop of selections of next week. Spain plays in front of Portugal on 7 October a friendly, and besides will confront in the Nations League against Switzerland and Ukraine the 10 and the 13, respectively. The Asturian will not summon to the Hispanic-Brazilian by evident reasons and will be an important drop for the Spanish selection.

Thiago could go back to play in front of the Everton or the Sheffield

If all goes well and there are not complications, Thiago could return to the terrains of game on 17 October in the derbi of the Liverpool in front of the Everton. Everything will depend on how much late in happening the illness and of how remain his body, since it is possible that need a 'mini pre-season' to recover his best physical tone. For this reason, it fits the possibility that Klopp him of rest in front of the 'toffees' and have he for more advance, as for example on 24 October against the Sheffield United.

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