- Liverpool are currently having their pre-season activities in Austria
- Latest reports from the camp have it that a positive coronavirus case has been detected within the team
- This is coming barely 11 days before their Community Shield clash against Arsenal
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Liverpool have been hit by the dreaded coronavirus after a member of the team is confirmed positive for the infection at their pre-season training ground in Austria.
The English champions are currently in Austria where they are having their pre-season preparation ahead of the forthcoming season.
Reports from the camp on Tuesday, August 18 acording to The Sun, have it that a member of the squad has been diagnosed of the coronavirus but the club is yet to confirm if the affected individual is a first team player or a backroom staff.
UK outlet Daily Mirror are reporting that normal training activities will continue at the club as the Reds are scheduled to face Arsenal for the prestigious Community Shield title slated for August 29.
Although the club earlier planned to head to the French city of Evian for their pre-season activities, the move was shelved after the UK Government added France to their coronavirus quarantine list.
The Wembley clash, to be played behind closed doors, is not yet in doubt but is vulnerable to a coronavirus outbreak in either squad.
Meanwhile, Neco Williams was on hand to receive a Premier League medal despite managing just six games for Liverpool in the last campaign and he has now committed his future to the club.
The 19-year-old who joined the Reds’ senior team from the youth side in 2019 made his debut for the club at the just concluded season and he is delighted to have signed a further extension.
Reports from the club’s training camp in Austria have it that the youngster has agreed to a new contract which will see him remain until 2025.
Legit.ng earlier reported that opening day fixtures for the 2020/21 Premier League season has reportedly been leaked with just four weeks to the start of the new season with Liverpool as the reigning champions.
Premier League chiefs are planning to release the official fixtures so that fans can have the feelings of what they are up to for the coming term.
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