Liverpool have been dealt with another blow after marksman, Sadio Mane tested positive for coronavirus. He is currently self-isolating.
In a span of three days, Liverpool have seen both their new boy, Thiago Alcantara and Mane test positive to the virus.
Liverpool in a statement on their website revealed that say the winger has “displayed minor symptoms of the virus but feels in good health overall”.
It further stated that: “Like with Thiago Alcantara, Liverpool are – and will continue to – following all protocols relating to Covid-19 and Mane will self-isolate for the required period of time.”
Mane, who has scored three goals for the Anfield club this season, will now miss the Premier League game against Aston Villa on Sunday prior to the international break.
The club’s first game after that will be the Merseyside derby at Everton on 17 October.
On Monday, the Premier League recorded it’s highest number of positive results after the last round of testing. The total tally was 10, the highest since the beginning of the season.