AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has tested positive for coronavirus.
The Swedish hitman has made a strong start to the new season with Rosoneri, scoring both goals in a 2-0 win over Bologna on Monday.
But he tested positive for Covid-19 in a test at the club’s Milanello training ground on Thursday.
He is not the only Milan player to be tested positive by defender Leo Duarte on Tuesday.
Milan face Bodo-Glift in the Europa League on Thursday night.
Rosoneri News confirmed In a statement:
“The club has informed the concerned authorities and the player has been immediately placed in quarantine sitting at home.
“Other members of the team and staff have tested negative.”
Duarte’s positive move earlier this week led to a re-examination of the entire squad and staff.
Both men must now spend time in quarantine, and Ibrahimovic’s absence will be a major setback for Stefano Pioli’s men.
Ibrahimovic may turn 39 on October 5, but he started the 2020-21 season in a fine felt and scored three times in Milan’s opening two games.
That’s the main focal point of their attack – but now after the next international break they face being without them.
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