Kai Havertz: Chelsea midfielder tests positive for coronavirus


Chelsea midfielder Kai Havertz has tested positive for coronavirus and is self-isolating.

Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard confirmed Havertz’s positive test ahead of Chelsea’s Champions League match against Rennes on Wednesday evening.

A statement released by the club at 7pm BST on Wednesday evening read: “Frank Lampard has confirmed Kai Havertz has tested positive for Covid-19.

“As a consequence the player is now undergoing a period of self-isolation and is not involved in tonight’s Champions League game versus Rennes.”

The Germany international was not named in the starting XI or on the bench for Chelsea.

Source: CitiSports


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