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Toko-Ekambi returns to Lyon squad

Sat 09 January 2021 | 16:25

Karl Toko-Ekambi is included in the Olympique Lyonnais squad for the match against Stade Rennais FC on Saturday after being sidelined due to testing positive for COVID-19.

The Cameroon international did not play against

RC Lens

on Wednesday as he was tested positive for COVID-19 after his return from winter break.

The good news is that he has returned to the squad ahead of their important match, but he may not take part after his spell in isolation.

We will have to see how he feels,

” said manager

Rudi Garcia

, who is doubtful over

Léo Dubois

due to a calf injury.

Moussa

Dembélé

is also sidelined and

Bruno Guimarães

is missing due to a positive coronavirus test.

Meanwhile, Garcia is concerned about the success affecting his players as they strive to continue a remarkable 15-game unbeaten streak as they take to the Roazhon Park.

“We are afraid of the media hype, because praise weakens men. We need to put things into perspective. I think the players know it. We need to remain focused because a very difficult match awaits us and we want to keep our unbeaten run going,”

Garcia said

.


source: SportMob