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Football: Man City's Jesus and Walker test positive for COVID-19

Football: Man City's Jesus and Walker test positive for COVID-19

Soccer Football - Premier League - Manchester City v Burnley - Etihad Stadium, Manchester, Britain - November 28, 2020 Manchester City's Kyle Walker reacts Pool via REUTERS/Laurence Griffiths

MANCHESTER: Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus and defender Kyle Walker have tested positive for COVID-19, the Premier League club said on Friday.

Two other City staff members have also tested positive for the novel coronavirus, and all four are self-isolating.

Soccer Football - Premier League - Manchester City v West Bromwich Albion - Etihad Stadium, Manchester, Britain - December 15, 2020 Manchester City's Gabriel Jesus Pool via REUTERS/Clive Brunskill

"Everyone at the club wishes our colleagues a speedy recovery over the Christmas period ahead of their return to work, training and competition," City said in a statement.

City, eighth in the league table, host Newcastle United on Saturday before visiting Everton on Monday.

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Source: Reuters/jt

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