Milan’s Bennacer tests positive for Covid-19

Sat 31 July 2021 | 9:41

The Milan midfielder’s Covid-19 test turned out positive and he will not feature for his side in the clash against OGC Nice tonight.


have pronounced that

Ismael Bennacer

is not going to make an appearance tonight in their battle against

OGC Nice

at the Allianz Riviera Stadium due to a positive Covid-19 test.

The Algerian midfielder player 90 minutes when the Rossoneri faced


last weekend but was not called to be part of the squad for the trip to France.

Milan announce that Ismael Bennacer has not been called up for the friendly against OGC Nice, as he tested positive for a swab at home, performed during the week,”

the club said in a statement.

“The local health authorities in charge were promptly informed. The player is fine and keeps training at home.

“It’s specified that Ismael did not have contact with the rest of his teammates since last Saturday’s friendly against Modena. The team group also tested negative for all the swabs made this week, including the molecular one in view of the away game in Nice.”

source: SportMob

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