Sunday , 31 May 2020
Latest News
Home » Breaking News / Latest News » Coronavirus :Italian International, Danielle Rugani confirmed positive, Ronaldo flee to Portugal
Coronavirus :Italian International, Danielle Rugani confirmed positive, Ronaldo flee to Portugal

Coronavirus :Italian International, Danielle Rugani confirmed positive, Ronaldo flee to Portugal

Juventus have confirmed that defender Daniele Rugani has tested positive for coronavirus.

The Italian giants said in a statement that the 25-year-old Italy international, who played in matches against Brescia and SPAL in February and was on the bench for Sunday’s home game against Inter Milan, had not shown any symptoms of the virus.

Rugani has now been quarantined in a bid to reduce the risk of the footballer spreading the virus to teammates at Juve.

The Turin side are one of Europe’s biggest clubs with a squad that includes five-times world player of the year Cristiano Ronaldo, who is currently in his native Madeira.

Juventus had held a training session earlier on Wednesday.

However, the club said Ronaldo did not take part as he had travelled to Madeira and would remain there “awaiting developments related to the current health emergency”.worst outbreak. The most recent games were played on Sunday.

On Wednesday the death toll in Europe’s worst-affected country jumped by 196 in 24 hours to 827. Confirmed cases across Italy rose to 12,462 from a previous 10,149.

Olympiakos v Wolves is one of many European ties that will take place without spectators: other include Manchester United’s Europa League game at Austrian side LASK on Thursday, Chelsea’s Champions League clash at Bayern Munich next Wednesday and Rangers’ Europa League tie at Bayer Leverkusen next Thursday.

However, the ties between Sevilla and Roma and Inter Milan and Getafe have been postponed as a result of travel restrictions imposed by the Spanish authorities

About Femi Ige