Mohamed Salah to miss next two matches after testing positive for Covid-19
London, Nov. 13, 2020 (AltAfrica)-Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has tested positive for Covid-19, the Egyptian FA has confirmed.
The Egyptian FA said on Twitter that Salah had returned a positive test, although the 28-year-old is not showing any symptoms.
The governing body added the rest of the Egypt team were negative for coronavirus.
Egypt host Togo on Saturday in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier before playing the reverse fixture on Tuesday.
Salah will now self-isolate and could miss Liverpool’s next two matches.
The Reds host Leicester in the Premier League on Saturday, 21 November, followed by a Champions League tie against Atalanta at Anfield on Wednesday, 25 November.
Salah has started all eight of Liverpool’s Premier League games this season, scoring eight goals.