A player from Sevilla tested positive for the coronavirus, a formation that on 6 August will face Roma in the round of 16 of the Europa League, in Duisburg.
Sevilla have said that "after testing the players, coaches and the rest of the staff last Sunday, the results of which were known at noon on Monday 27 July, a member of the first team tested positive at Covid-19. The affected person is asymptomatic, in good health and is in isolation at home. "
Midfielder Nemanja Gudelj tested positive for coronavirus checks.
The Andalusian club, this morning, communicated the results of the tests carried out on all the players and staff members: nobody was infected . The match of the Europa League round of 16 against Roma, scheduled (in dry game), Thursday 6 August on neutral ground in Germany, is not at risk. As per protocol, the swabs will be carried out again before departure from Spain.
“The staff and staff – reads the Sevilla note – have carried out new control tests today. Exams that will be repeated on Saturday and Monday, before the trip to Germany, scheduled for next Tuesday ".
A few hours before Gudelj's positivity, Sevilla had been at the center of another case that saw the former Inter Ever Banega midfielder as protagonist. The Argentine was in a disco where, a few days later, I identified some cases of Covid positivity. (source GAZZETTA DELLO SPORT )
Source: Blitz Quotidiano