Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp becomes the latest figure to test positive for COVID-19 as the dreaded virus continues its assault on the Premier League.
Klopp’s positive test was confirmed by Liverpool in a statement on the club’s website, stating that the German returned a “suspected” positive test, displaying mild symptoms.
According to the statement, Assistant manager Pep Lijnders will take charge of the Reds Super Sunday clash against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.
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The statement revealed that all first-team players returned negative tests in the latest round of testing, but three backroom staff returned positive COVID-19 tests
“Testing of the entire first-team set-up has revealed no further positive cases within the playing squad in addition to the three confirmed by Klopp on Friday.
“Three backroom staff members have returned suspected positive results, however.