Man City duo Riyad Mahrez and Aymeric Laporte test positive for coronavirus

Manchester City have confirmed that Riyad Mahrez and Aymeric Laporte have tested positive for coronavirus.

A statement from City on Monday read: ‘Both players are currently observing a period of self-isolation in accordance with Premier League and UK Government protocol on quarantine.

‘Neither is displaying symptoms of the virus.

‘Everyone at the club wishes Riyad and Aymeric a speedy recovery ahead of their return to training and the new season.’

Shortly after City’s announcement, Laporte posted on Twitter: ‘Thanks everyone for your messages, everything is going as well as possible.

‘I am following the protocol for the next few days and I will be back soon. Take care of yourself.’

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