Gundogan tests positive for coronavirus

first_imgRelatedPosts Derby County want Jordon Ibe Townsend: Eze’s an incredible talent Derby County lead Jordon Ibe chase Man City midfielder, Ilkay Gundogan, has tested positive for coronavirus, the club have confirmed.The 29-year-old will now self-isolate for 10 days, which will see him miss at least three matches against Wolves, Bournemouth and Leicester. In a statement, Man City wrote: “Manchester City FC can confirm that Ilkay Gundogan has tested positive for COVID-19.“Ilkay is now observing a ten-day period of self-isolation in accordance with Premier League and UK Government protocol on quarantine.“Everyone at the Club wishes Ilkay a speedy recovery.”Gundogan was a regular starter in Man City’s midfield last season as he made 49 appearances in all competitions.And his form in the club’s 2018/19 domestic treble-winning season was rewarded with a new long-term contract last year. Gundogan’s absence for the start of the new season could lead to more first-team opportunities for Phil Foden.The 20-year-old midfielder has been in the spotlight for the wrong reasons in recent weeks as he was sent home from England duty for inviting girls back to his hotel room with Mason Greenwood in Iceland.However, Foden will look to put that behind him when City travel to Wolves, who beat them twice last season, on Monday.—Tags: BournemouthIlkay GundoganLeicesterMan Citylast_img read more