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Chelsea midfielder Kai Havertz tests positive for coronavirus and misses Champions League clash with Rennes as he begins self-isolation period Frank Lampard confirmed Havertz's positive test ahead of the match  The 21-year-old is currently self-isolating at home in compliance with protols Jorginho stepped into Chelsea's midfield for the Group E meeting with Rennes

By Press Association

Published: 20:08 GMT, 4 November 2020 | Updated: 20:14 GMT, 4 November 2020

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Kai Havertz missed Chelsea's Champions League clash with Rennes at Stamford Bridge after testing positive for Covid-19.

The Germany playmaker has started self-isolation, so Jorginho stepped into Chelsea's midfield for the Group E meeting with Rennes.

Chelsea returned a number of positive Covid tests after their short break between the end of last season and the start of the new term.

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