Liverpool Forward Sadio Mane has tested positive for COVID-19 disease, the club reports. The Reds further reports that the Senegalese professional is currently in an isolation center according to the necessary guidelines.
The 28-year old scored on Monday’s 3-1 victory over Arsenal has displayed minor symptoms of COVID-19 disease but is in good health overall.
Mane however was a no-show when Arsenal FC knocked out Liverpool on penalty shootouts to book a place in the Carabao cup semi-finals.
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Mane’s announcement in regard to his health status comes after the Senegal international had been nominated for the Premier League player of the month of September. In this award, Mane is up against Patrick Bamford (Leeds United), Dominic Calvert-Lewin, and James Rodriguez (Everton), Timothy Castagne, and Jamie Vardy (Leicester City), Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur), and Tariq Lamptey (Brighton & Hove Albion).
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Sadio Mane has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently self-isolating according to the necessary guidelines. The forward, who started and scored in Monday’s 3-1 victory over Arsenal, has displayed minor symptoms of the virus but feels in good health overall. However, like with Thiago Alcantara, Liverpool Football Club are – and will continue to – follow all protocols relating to COVID-19 and Mane will self-isolate for the required period of time.
Jabula News wishes Sadio Mane well