Manchester (UK): Five Manchester City players to miss clash against Chelsea on Sunday after testing positive for Covid19.
“We have five(Players out) right now. The first cases were two players and two staff- and then three players the second time”, Man City website quoted the manager Pep Guardiola as saying.
“We have to respect the privacy of players. But tomorrow you will see the three important players who are not there. I am not allowed to tell you”, said Guardiola.
“We had enough players to play Everton- we wanted to play- but on the day of the game with the day before four cases, the virus was inside our club”, he further added.
The club had informed that they reported a ‘number of positive cases’ after their game against Everton was postponed following the Covid outbreak. With no other cases further confirmed, the game against Chelsea will go ahead, but the team’s choices have been significantly reduced.