West Ham have validated 3 brand-new circumstances of COVID-19 on the club, along with manager David Moyes.
Defender Issa Diop as well as midfielder Josh Cullen had been the contrary 2 that received positive results less than a hr before the start of their Carabao Cup connection with Hull City on Tuesday evening.
The competition went ahead with Moyes’ aide Alan Irvine taking charge as well as both players – that had been called within the Scot’s starting XI – taken out instantaneously.
An authorities club assertion discover: “West Ham United can confirm that David Moyes, Issa Diop and Josh Cullen have returned positive tests for COVID-19.
“The club’s medical group had been experienced of the check results as the group had gone to London Stadium making all set for this evening’s Carabao Cup 3rd round tie in the direction ofHull City The manager as well as both players instantaneously left the stadium as well as have returned home.
“All three, who are asymptomatic, will now follow Public Health England and Premier League guidelines and protocols.
“The club’s methods as well as steps round COVID-19 stay rigid. This consisted of offering to inspect the Hull City group ahead of tonight’s [Tuesday] fixture– an offer which they decided not to accept.”