Manolo Gabbiadini tests positive for coronavirus

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Sampdoria and Italy striker Manolo Gabbiadini has tested positive for coronavirus, the Serie A club have confirmed.

Gabbiadini, 28, previously played in the Premier League for Southampton and is the second player in Italy’s top-flight to test positive for the virus after Juventus defender Daniele Rugani.

In a statement the club located in north west Italy confirmed that Gabbiadini has tested positive and is in self-isolation.

“Sampdoria informs that the player Manolo Gabbiadini has tested positive for Coronavirus-COVID-19. He has a fever but is doing well. The club is currently activating all the isolation procedures required by law.”

Gabbiadini has also released a statement on his own.

“I also tested positive for Coronavirus. I want to thank everyone who wrote me, many messages have already arrived. I still want to tell you that I’m fine, so don’t worry. Follow all the rules, stay home and everything will work out.”

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