Mohamed Salah returns second positive coronavirus test

Written By: Bernard Okumu

 

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has again returned a positive test for coronavirus while on international duty with Egypt.

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The 28-year-old initially tested positive last week, despite not displaying any symptoms.

Salah went into self-isolation after returning the positive test.

On Wednesday, the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) confirmed that Salah had been tested again and that the result was positive.

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“I’d like to thank everyone for the supportive messages and well wishes. I’m confident I’ll be back on the field soon.”

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He could miss Liverpool’s next two matches, with the Reds hosting Leicester in the Premier League on Sunday, 22 November.

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They then welcome Atalanta in a Champions League tie at Anfield on Wednesday, 25 November.

Salah has started all eight of Liverpool’s Premier League games this season, scoring eight goals.

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Salah had been on international duty when Egypt beat Togo 2-0 to go top of group G on 8 points, Comoros is Second while Kenya is third on 3 points while Togo is  bottom on a single point.

 

 

 

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