Ashley Young self-isolating after testing positive for coronavirus

Ashley Young self-isolating after testing positive for coronavirus

- Ashley Young has tested positive for coronavirus, Inter Milan has confirmed

- This comes as a big blow to Antonio Conte whose Inter Milan side face AC Milan next week

- Inter Milan are fourth in the Serie A table after three games with seven points

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Ashley Young is the latest footballer to test positive for coronavirus as Inter Milan confirmed the Englishman is self isolating.

According to a statement by Inter Milan on Sunday, October 11, the former Man United star tested positive for coronavirus after taking the test.

Inter Milan said: "FC Internazionale Milano has disclosed that Ashley Young has contracted Covid-19 after taking a test yesterday at Appiano Gentile.

"The English football player is now isolating at home."

This comes as a big blow to Inter Milan who take on AC in the first Milan derby of the season next week.

Ashley Young self-isolating after testing positive for coronavirus

Ashley Young self-isolating after testing positive for coronavirus. Photo: Getty Images
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Inter sit fourth in the Serie A table as Atalanta and rivals AC Milan the two teams on nine points from nine.

The Nerazzuris are fourth in the Serie A table after three games with seven points after wins against Fiorentina, Benevento and a 1-1 draw against Lazio.

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Recall that Ashley Young stayed back in Italy during the peak of the coronavirus pandemic in March and April.

He gave an insight into what life was life in Milan during that time and offered lockdown advice with a lengthy Twitter thread.

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that reigning Premier League champions Liverpool have been hit with another blow after their winger Xherdan Shaqiri was confirmed to have contracted the deadly Coronavirus.

The 28-year-old Swiss footballer is now the third Liverpool player tested positive for the virus in the space of one week.

Thiago Alcantara who joined Liverpool from Bayern Munich first tested positive to Coronavirus before Senegal international Sadio Mane joined him in self-isolation after he also contracted.

Swiss FA confirmed the latest about Xherdan Shaqiri.

This comes as a big blow for Jurgen Klopp whose Liverpool side without Sadio Mane and Thiago suffered an embarrassing defeat when they lost 7-2 against Aston Villa.

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