Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan has tested positive for Covid-19 the Premier League outfit revealed on Monday, September 21.
Gundogan becomes the third City player to return a positive test since the start of the season following Aymeric Laporte and Riyad Mahrez.
The Germany international will now self-isolate for 10 days and will play no part in City’s Premier League opener against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Monday night.
In a statement, City said: “Manchester City FC can confirm that Ilkay Gundogan has tested positive for COVID-19.
“Ilkay is now observing a 10-day period of self-isolation in accordance with Premier League and UK Government protocol on quarantine.
NEWS | @IlkayGuendogan has tested positive for Covid-19.
— Manchester City (@ManCity) September 21, 2020
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“Everyone at the Club wishes Ilkay a speedy recovery.”
As well as Monday night’s trip to Molineux, Gundogan is also set to miss Thursday’s EFL Cup tie against Bournemouth and Sunday’s Premier League meeting with Leicester City.