Shaqiri Third Liverpool Player Test’s Positive For Covid19
Liverpool midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri tested positive for coronavirus, according to the Swiss Football Association. Shaqiri, 28, is on international service with Switzerland and is now isolating himself.
He is the third Liverpool player to sign Covid-19 in a week, after Thiago Alcantara and Sadio Mane.
Shaqiri has played for the Reds once this season, at the Carabao Cup in Lincoln on September 24, and has not been on the Premier League team of the day.
A statement from the Swiss FA said “clarifications are being made with local health authorities on how to proceed.”
In Switzerland, people must be isolated for at least 10 days after the first symptoms appeared.
Switzerland will play Croatia in a friendly on Wednesday, before the Nations League matches against Spain and Germany on October 10 and 13 respectively.