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Juventus defender de Ligt recovers from COVID-19

Saturday23 January 2021 | 18:49
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Juventus defender Matthijs de Ligt has recovered from COVID-19 and could feature in their next Serie A match against Bologna.

The center-back had been out since testing positive for the Coronavirus on January 8 and he missed some

Juventus

' important games against

Sassuolo

and

Inter

as well as the Supercoppa Italiana game with

Napoli

.

The Netherlands international will be in

Andrea Pirlo

's squad for Sunday's game against

Bologna

after two swab tests came back negative.

"

Matthijs de Ligt carried out, as per protocol, two controls of molecular test (swab) for Covid-19 with negative results,

" a statement from the club read.

"Therefore, the player has recovered and is no longer subjected to the isolation regime.

"He will join the team at the J Hotel for the retreat this evening and will be included in the squad list for tomorrow's match."

De Ligt

has been on the starting line-up 12 times in all competitions so far this season; And with him in defense Juve have only lost once in Serie A, a 3-0 home reverse to Fiorentina.

Juventus are after their 10th straight league title, though it is going to be tough in Pirlo’s first season at the helm.


source: SportMob