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Coronavirus In Football: Complete List Of Players And Managers Who Have Tested Positive

The Coronavirus pandemic has officially penetrated into the world of football this week. Here is a list of players who tested positive for Coronavirus.


The Coronavirus outbreak has breached the world of football in the last week. The first confirmed Coronavirus case was reported in Germany when Bundesliga 2 side Timo Hubers tested positive for the Covid-19 strain. The next positive case came in from Italy with Serie A side Juventus reporting that Daniele Rugani tested positive for the deadly disease earlier this week.

The Premier League was hit with its first positive case on Thursday when Leicester City revealed that an unnamed player tested positive for the disease. Former Manchester City assistant coach and Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta was the next high-profile name to test positive during the ongoing Coronavirus Pandemic.

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List of players who have tested positive for Coronavirus (Covid-19) until March 12, 2020

  • Timo Hubers (Hannover)
  • Daniele Rugani (Juventus)
  • Jannes Horn (Hannover)
  • Manolo Gabbiadini (Sampdoria)
  • Mikel Arteta (Arsenal)
  • Callum Hudson-Odoi (Chelsea)

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After Mikel Arteta tested positive for the Covid-19 virus, Chelsea revealed that young winger Callum Hudson-Odoi also tested positive for the disease. Leicester City, Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City had already placed their squad on self-isolation programs. Everton and Bournemouth are the latest Premier League clubs to place their players under quarantine due to Coronavirus concerns. The English Football Association has suspended the Premier League until the first week of April as per an official announcement on Friday.

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