BREAKING: Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah test positive for Coronavirus


Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah have become the latest player to test positive for Coronavirus, Egyptian FA have announced.

The Egyptian FA said on Twitter that Salah had returned a positive test, although the 28-year-old is not showing any symptoms.

The governing body added the rest of the Egypt team were negative for coronavirus, while Salah is now self-isolating and will be “subject to more checks in the coming hours”.

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Egypt host Togo on Saturday in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier before playing the reverse fixture on Tuesday.

Liverpool are next in action against Leicester on November 21, a match Salah would miss under current UK Government guidelines.

He might also miss Liverpool Champions League tie against Atalanta on November 25 given he is unable to train with his club team-mates.

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Salah is also the fourth Liverpool first-team player to test positive for coronavirus this season, following Thiago in September and then Sadio Mane and Xherdan Shaqiri in October.

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