As part of a large epidemic at Manchester City, manager Pep Guardiola tested positive for Covid.
The club has revealed that 21 members of the first-team bubble, including the manager and deputy manager Juanma Lillo, have tested positive. Both are now distancing themselves.
On Friday, City will face Swindon Town in the FA Cup third round.
On Thursday, the club issued a statement confirming the news.
According to the club, on Tuesday, the city manager and his assistant, Juanma Lillo, both tested positive. Both are now isolated within the City’s first team bubble, along with a number of other positive instances.
After testing positive for Covid-19, Pep Guardiola will miss his side’s FA Cup encounter against Swindon Town tomorrow evening.
This brings the total number of participants isolated for Covid-related causes in the group to 21. The backroom crew consists of 14 people, whereas the first team consists of seven people. Rodolfo Borrell, the assistant coach, will lead the team to Swindon.