Juventus defender de Ligt recovers from COVID-19

Saturday23 January 2021 | 18:49
Copy Link

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


' important games against




as well as the Supercoppa Italiana game with



The Netherlands international will be in

Andrea Pirlo

's squad for Sunday's game against


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