Juventus have confirmed that Brazilian defender Alex Sandro is Covid-19 positive and will thereby miss the crucial match against AC Milan on Wednesday.
“Juventus Football Club announces that, following the appearance of some mild symptoms, a check was arranged for the player Alex Sandro, which revealed that he is positive with Covid-19,” Juventus official statement reads.
“The player has already been placed in isolation. The Club is in contact with the Health Authorities to define an effective implementation of the protocols required to allow for the training and competition activities of the Team.”
Sandro played 83 minutes in the Old Lady’s 4-1 victory over Udinese at the Allianz Stadium last Sunday. Juventus are set to face Milan at San Siro on Wednesday January 6.