sport news Liverpool star Sadio Mane tests POSITIVE for Covid-19

Liverpool star Sadio Mane tests POSITIVE for Covid-19 as winger goes into self-isolation after becoming second member of Jurgen Klopp's squad to contract coronavirus Liverpool forward Sadio Mane has tested positive for coronavirus  Mane is now self-isolating with what the club described as 'minor symptoms' He has become the second member of Jurgen Klopp's team to contract Covid-19 Thiago and Mane will both miss Sunday's Premier League trip to Aston Villa

By Max Winters For Mailonline

Published: 22:05 BST, 2 October 2020 | Updated: 22:22 BST, 2 October 2020

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Liverpool forward Sadio Mane has tested positive for coronavirus, the club have announced.

Mane is self-isolating with what the club described as 'minor symptoms'.

He has become the second member of Jurgen Klopp's squad to contract coronavirus after summer signing Thiago tested positive earlier this week. 

Sadio Mane has tested positive for coronavirus and will miss Liverpool's trip to Aston Villa

Sadio Mane has tested positive for coronavirus and will miss Liverpool's trip to Aston Villa

A club statement read: 'Sadio Mane has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently self-isolating according to the necessary guidelines.

'The forward, who started and scored in Monday's 3-1 victory over Arsenal, has displayed minor symptoms of the virus but feels in good health overall.

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