Juventus and Argentina forward, Paulo Dybala and former Italy captain Paolo Maldini have tested positive for the coronavirus.
Paulo Dybala, the Juventus forward has revealed he has tested positive for Covid-19.
The Argentine forward announced on Twitter that he and his partner Oriana Sabatini have tested positive. He is the third Juventus player affected after Daniele Rugani and Blaise Matuidi.
Dybala wrote, “Hi everyone. I just wanted to inform you that we have received the results for the Covid-19 test and Oriana and I have tested positive. Luckily, we are in perfect condition. Thanks for your message.”
AC Milan later revealed Paolo Maldini has also tested positive for coronavirus. The club’s technical director and the legendary captain received the results of a swab test on Saturday. His son Daniel, a forward in Milan’s youth team who had previously been training with the first team also tested positive.
“Paolo and Daniel are both well and have already completed two weeks at home without contact with others.” Read a Milan statement.
“They will now remain in quarantine until clinically recovered as per the medical protocols outlined by the health authorities.”
Four Portsmouth players, James Bolton, Andy Cannon, Sean Raggett and Haji Mnoga have tested positive for the virus. Pompey’s players were tested following their FA Cup defeat to Arsenal after several of the Gunners squad had been in contact with Olympiakos owner, Evangelos Marinakis on the night of their Europa League tie.
Marinakis confirmed he had the virus on 10th March.