March 27, 2023


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XHERDAN SHAQIRI the Latest LIVERPOOL player to test Positive for COVID-19

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With Sadio Mane and Thiago Alcantara already in isolation, Xherdan Shaqiri has tested positiive for Covid-19, with worries growing over whether further Liverpool players have contracted the virus.

Xherdan Shaqiri has tested positive for coronavirus while on duty for Switzerland, becoming the third Liverpool player to have contracted Covid-19.

The Swiss FA confirmed that Shaqiri tested positive for the virus, following Thiago Alcantara and Sadio Mane suffering the same fate last week.

“Xherdan Shaqiri has tested positive for Covid-19,” said the Swiss FA in a statement. “In consultation with the health authorities, he is in isolation. Clarifications are currently underway with the local health authorities about how to proceed.”

Switzerland are due to face Croatia in a friendly on Wednesday, followed by Nations League fixtures against Spain on Saturday and Germany next Tuesday.

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