Sevilla player tests positive for COVID-19

The player according to the club is self-isolating and in good condition.

Sevilla player tests positive for COVID-19
Estadio Ramon Sanchez

Sevilla have confirmed one of their players have tested positive for COVID-19.

The player is revealed to be in the first team of the Laliga club and was scheduled to take part in the club's last 16 of the Europa League on August 6 against Roma.

The player according to the official website of the club is in good health and is isolating at home.

"Sevilla FC inform that, after the PCR tests carried out last Sunday on players, coaching staff and the rest of the staff, whose results were known at midday last Monday, July 27, a member of the first-team squad tested positive for COVID-19," their statement read.

"The affected player is asymptomatic, in good health, and is isolated at home.



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"Sevilla FC immediately informed all the competent sport and health authorities about this incident, isolated the infected person, temporarily suspended the team's training sessions and carried out disinfection tasks in the facilities, strictly following the protocols established for these situations.

"Since the knowledge of the positive, the club has already carried out two new individual PCR tests on the rest of the staff.



"In the first one, all the tests carried out have been negative.

"The results of the second tests, which have been carried out today, will be known this Thursday morning.

"Sevilla FC plan to return to training, with individual sessions, and with all the applicable measures, on Thursday afternoon, whenever the results of the second test carried out are negative again."