Juventus’ Brazilian defender Alex Sandro has tested positive for coronavirus, the transalpine club announced in a statement. The 29-year-old, who participated in Sunday’s 4-1 home win against Udinese in Serie A, is isolated at home.
“Juventus Football Club announces that, following the appearance of some mild symptoms, a check-up was arranged for the player Alex Sandro, which revealed that he is positive with COVID-19,” said Juventus.
“The club is in contact with the Health Authorities to define an effective implementation of the necessary protocols to allow the team’s training and competition activities.”
Juve’s next game will be this Wednesday against leader Milan. Andrea Pirlo’s team will try to reduce the gap of 10 points that it has right now with the ‘rossonero’ team.