Liverpool winger Xherdan Shaqiri is the newest Reds player to take a look at constructive for coronavirus, confirmed by the Switzerland Football Association while on international duty.
Liverpool teammates Thiago Alcantara and Sadio Mane had already contracted the virus and missed the weekend’s 7-2 thrashing at Aston Villa as a result of having to isolate.
Shaqiri, who ended up staying at Liverpool on transfer deadline day when no appropriate valuation about his transfer have been submitted, has examined now constructive upon linking up with the Switzerland squad ahead of a triple header of October internationals.
As such, the 28-year-old has been positioned in isolation in accordance to the related process.
A press release from the Swiss federation revealed the constructive take a look at and defined that each one protocols are being strictly adopted to minimise the unfold of an infection.
“The strict protective measures and requirements of UEFA for national teams in accordance with the ‘UEFA Return to Play Protocol’ have been strictly adhered to since the move began,” it said.
“Based on this, clarifications are currently underway with the local health authorities about how to proceed.”
Shaqiri is but to play within the Premier League this season but did feature and score in Liverpool’s 7-2 Carabao Cup victory at Lincoln in September.