Arsenal’s Granit Xhaka has been found positive for coronavirus while on international duty with Switzerland.
The Swiss team confirmed on Wednesday that the midfielder – who was despatched off in Arsenal’s 5-zero hammering at the hands of Manchester city last weekend – was kept in isolation after returning a positive PCR test result.
Xhaka, who’s Switzerland’s captain, showed signs and symptoms early on Wednesday, in advance of his country’s friendly opposition to Greece,
An initial test got back negative, but a subsequent PCR test confirmed a positive result. Xhaka may have any other take a look at on Thursday.
It was now confirmed he had no physical contact with his team-associates throughout Wednesday and the crew doctor deemed no further measures needed to be taken as all the other players have been both all vaccinated or had formerly had COVID-19 and recovered, although a member of team of workers had to go into quarantine.
Xhaka impressed for Switzerland at Euro 2020 but has failed to convey that shape into the premier League season, with Arsenal losing all 3 of their games to this point.
Mikel Arteta’s side sit bottom of the table heading into the conflict with Norwich city following the international smash, though regardless of Xhaka’s compulsory quarantine duration, the midfielder is facing a 3-fit suspension so will not be worried.
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