Mahrez and Laporte Contracts Coronavirus
Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez and defender Aymeric Laporte have tested positive for Covid-19. the 29-year-old Algerian and 24-year-old Frenchman Laporte will not train with their team-mates while they self-isolate in line with UK government and Premier League rules. Manchester City say neither player was displaying symptoms of coronavirus.
Pep Guardiola’s side will play Wolverhampton Wanderers in their first fixture of the new league season on the 21st of September. Both Riyad Mahrez and Laporte are in the United Kingdom and with the self-isolation period being 10 days, Mahrez and Laporte should be available for City’s game with Wolves in two weeks’ time.
The English Premier League will be Resuming on the 12th of September but Manchester City will not be playing immediately because they are among the few English teams to participate in the last round of the Uefa Champions League.
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