Liverpool announces that Thiago Alcantara is infected with the Corona virus
On its official website, Liverpool announced that Spanish player Thiago Acantara was infected with the new Corona virus, and indicated that playing is subject to home isolation until his condition improves.
And that his absence from the match that was on Monday with Arsenal was due to his feeling of the symptoms of the disease before confirming that he had a positive test.
The statement added: "The club will continue to follow all protocols related to the Coronavirus, and Thiago Alcantara will remain in self-isolation for the entire required period of time."
Alcantara had joined the ranks of the Reds from Bayern Munich during the month of September, in a deal amounting to about 25 million pounds.
Alcantara's move to Anfield came after seven seasons he spent with Bayern Munich, with whom he scored last season's hat-trick, the domestic cup and the European Champions League.
Alcantara appeared in the German coach Jurgen Klopp's squad immediately after his move to the Reds, where he participated as a substitute in the Chelsea match last week in the second round of the Premier League, which ended with Liverpool winning 2-0.
Yesterday, Monday, the Premier League, the Premier League, said that 10 people, without specifying whether they were players or club staff workers, were infected with the "Covid-19" virus, based on the tests conducted last week, and this is the largest number of infections in one week since the start Group auditions last May.