Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Football Reporting
Football Reporting

Barcelona

FC Barcelona – La Liga: Ter Stegen tests negative for COVID-19 despite two positive cases in Germany squad


Marc-Andre ter Stegen has tested negative for COVID-19, following two positive cases in the Germany squad ahead of their first match in World Cup qualification against Iceland on Wednesday night.

Marcel Halstenberg and Jonas Hofmann are in isolation after testing positive for coronavirus, but the rest of the squad and staff returned negative tests and, after careful consideration, the match will go ahead in Duisburg.

“The preparation for the match must carry on as planned,” said Jens Gritter, the spokesperson for the German Football Federation.

The German authorities have made sure that all precautions have been taken for the match to be able to take place safely.

“This news is, of course, difficult to take so soon before the match, for the coach and for the whole team,” said Oliver Bierhoff, ex-player and director of the German national team.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

“But we feel ok about it because of the isolation [of the players], since we have carried out all the hygiene measures with great discipline until now.”

Halstenberg and Hofmann are well and have no symptoms.





Source link

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You May Also Like

Manchester United

Michael Knighton has emerged as the face of a new consortium plotting a takeover bid for Manchester United which aims to oust the Glazer...

AC Milan

Hakim Ziyech has made it clear that he would rather join AC Milan than Manchester United this summer, according to reports. As has been...

AC Milan

Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s legacy with AC Milan is unlikely to come to an end once the 2022-23 season is over as his children will aim...

Barcelona

Antoine Kombouare, the present Nantes manager and former PSG defender (1990-95) has pretty much seen it all in football. But even he was surprised...