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Manchester City duo test positive for Covid-19 ahead of Newcastle clash

Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City reacts during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Fulham

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Manchester City duo Kyle Walker and Gabriel Jesus have tested positive for Covid-19, the club have confirmed.

They also confirmed that two members of staff have returned positive tests, and all four will now self-isolate for at least ten days.

A City statement said: “Manchester City FC can confirm that Gabriel Jesus, Kyle Walker, and two members of staff have tested positive for COVID-19.

“All four personnel will now observe a period of self-isolation in accordance with Premier League and UK Government protocol on quarantine.

“Everyone at the Club wishes our colleagues a speedy recovery over the Christmas period ahead of their return to work, training and competition.”

Citizens duo will miss the club’s Christmas matches against Newcastle, Everton and likely the game with Chelsea in the new year.

Source: Man City

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