Napoli’s manager Spalletti joins the long list of Napoli’s absentees against Juventus.
has tested positive for Covid-19 and will not be with his side in their Serie A clash againstJuventus
, but he is not Napoli’s only Covid-19 case as they have been ravaged by coronavirus issues over the mid-season break, and they are in a critical situation ahead of their away clash against Juventus on Thursday.
Spalletti returned a positive test on Tuesday and has been in self-isolation since then, but it wasn’t their only bad news on Tuesday as they sawMario Rui
and fellow full-backKevin Malcuit
were isolating, whileAndrea Petagna
came into close contact with a positive case but was later given the all-clear.
Other players who are going to be absent against Juventus include
, who has been a regular starter for Spalletti’s men,
, who are also important players for Napoli.
There have been reports about the possibility of the game’s postponement, which doesn’t seem like a bad idea considering Napoli’s situation, but it requires local health authorities’ order, which would ban Napoli from traveling to Turin and cancel their clash against Juventus.
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