Manchester City’s Gabriel Jesus and Kyle Walker, Two Staff Members Test Positive for Coronavirus

Kyle Walker (L) and Gabriel Jesus will now have to watch the Newcastle game from home

Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus and defender Kyle Walker have tested positive for COVID-19, the Premier League club said on Friday.

Two other City staff members have also tested positive for the novel coronavirus, and all four are self-isolating.

“Everyone at the club wishes our colleagues a speedy recovery over the Christmas period ahead of their return to work, training and competition,” City said in a statement here.

City, eighth in the league table, host Newcastle United on Saturday before visiting Everton on Monday.

SOURCE: Reuters