By Tom Collomosse and Riath Al-Samarrai for the Daily Mail
Published: 22:30 BST, 25 September 2020 | Updated: 23:56 BST, 25 September 2020
Nuno Espirito Santo has called for coronavirus test results to be made available to clubs more quickly to avoid a repeat of the fiasco at West Ham this week.
Hammers boss David Moyes and players Issa Diop and Josh Cullen were found to have tested positive 70 minutes before their Carabao Cup tie with Hull on Tuesday — but the game still went ahead after the trio left the ground and were replaced in the team, with Moyes’ assistant Alan Irvine taking charge.
Moyes will be absent when West Ham meet Wolves on Sunday as he will still be isolating, but Wolves boss Nuno warned that similar problems lay ahead unless the testing system is improved.
Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo wants coronavirus testing results available quicker
At present, players and staff usually learn their results within 24 hours of the procedure.
‘It’s one of the issues it’s possible to improve,’ said Nuno. ‘It will help us in terms of preparation. I expect problems will become more difficult because the pandemic is not solved. I understand there is pressure on the labs to provide the results as quickly as possible but we need better clarification from the Government and from the Premier League regarding the