Kostas Tsimikas reportedly contracts Coronavirus and could miss season opener

Kostas Tsimikas reportedly contracts Coronavirus and could miss season opener

- Kostas Tsimikas has contracted Coronavirus while on international duty with Greece

- The 24-year-old is expected to miss Liverpool's Premier League tie against Leeds United

- Tsimikas was bought by Liverpool as a cover up for Andy Robertson

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has been dealt with a big blow following the latest development about his player Kostas Tsimikas contracting the deadly Coronavirus.

The Reds' new £11.75 million signing complained of a fever while on international duty with Greece and has since been forced to self-isolate.

He hasn't trained for the last three days and missed Greece's Nations League fixture against Slovenia on Thursday, September 3.

Liverpool will facing Premier League returnees Leeds United in their first game of the 2020/21 season and Kostas Tsimikas is expected to miss the encounter.

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Kostas Tsimikas was bought by Liverpool as a cover up for first choice left back Andy Robertson who is expected to start against Leeds United.

Kostas Tsimikas, Liverpool star, contracts Coronavirus and could miss season opener

Kostas Tsimikas, Liverpool star, contracts Coronavirus and could miss season opener (photo: Getty)
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Lionel Messi finally explained that defeats against Roma, Premier League champions Liverpool and Bayern Munich made him want to quit Barcelona.

The Argentine football star recently made a stunning U-turn on his career at Barcelona by accepting to stay until the end of his remaining one year contract.

While speaking with GOAL, Lionel Messi explained that his frustration started from the defeat the club suffered against Italian side Roma two years ago in the Champions League.

Also last two seasons' defeat against Liverpool Lionel Messi so livid.

Barcelona won the first leg of their Champions League semifinal game against Liverpool 3-0 at Nou Camp, but they suffered an embarrassing 4-0 defeat in the second leg.

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