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Juventus left-back, Alex Sandro, tests positive for COVID-19


Juventus and Brazil left-back, Alex Sandro has tested positive for the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19), the club confirmed on Monday.

Sandro who featured in the Old Ladu’s 4-1 win over Udinese on Sunday was tested after showing displaying mild symptoms.

A statement read”Juventus announces that following the appearance of some mild symptoms, a check was arranged for the player Alex Sandro, which revealed his positivity to Covid-19.”

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“The player has already been placed in isolation.

“The club is in contact with the health authorities for the definition of an effective implementation of the protocols needed to allow the training and competition activities of the team.”

The Brazillian is expected to miss a number of games including the clash against unbeaten league-leaders, AC Milan and a game against Sassuolo in Turin on Sunday.

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