Xherdan Shaqiri hastested positive to Covid 19 as indicated by the Swiss FA. This follows reports that Liverpool forward, Sadio Mane, and midfielder, Thiago Alcantara additionally tested positive for coronavirus.
The Switzerland player marks as the third Liverpool player to test positive for the virus after the Swiss FA uncovered his tests result.
“Xherdan Shaqiri has tested positive for Covid-19,” said the Swiss FA in a statement. “In consultation with the health authorities, he is in isolation. Clarifications are currently underway with the local health authorities about how to proceed.”
The 28-year-old ought to be with Switzerland national team for their Nations fixtures against Spain on Saturday and Germany next Tuesday however now in isolation.
Prior this month, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp communicated his concern about releasing his players to international football during the Covid pandemic.