Liverpool winger Sadio Mane tests positive for coronavirus

Mane has tested positive for Covid-19 (Picture: Getty Images)

Liverpool forward Sadio Mane has tested positive for Covid-19, the club have announced.

The news comes just days after new signing Thiago also contracted the virus.

Mane is said to have displayed ‘minor symptoms’, but overall remains in ‘good health’ as he undergoes a period of self-isolation.

Thiago also tested positive earlier this week (Picture: Getty Images)

A club statement read: ‘Sadio Mane has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently self-isolating according to the necessary guidelines.

‘The forward, who started and scored in Monday’s 3-1 victory over Arsenal, has displayed minor symptoms of the virus but feels in good health overall.

‘However, like with Thiago Alcantara, Liverpool Football Club are – and will continue to – follow all protocols relating to COVID-19 and Mane will self-isolate for the required period of time.’

More to follow.

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