Four More Sampdoria Players Test Positive For Coronavirus

Four More Sampdoria Players Test Positive For Coronavirus

Felix Egbomuche

Felix Egbomuche

Four Sampdoria players have tested positive for coronavirus, increasing the number of players who have contracted the virus at the club to five.

On Thursday, former Southampton forward who is now with the Italian club tested positive for the virus, and now, four of his team-mates have had their test results returned as positive.

The four players who have tested positive are Omar Colley, Albin Ekdal, Antonino La Gumina and Morten Thorsby.

Italian journalist, Fabrizio Romano, broke the news on his Twitter page moments ago. He wrote: "Colley, Ekdal, Thorsby and La Gumina - Sampdoria players, as Gabbiadini - have been found positive to Coronavirus."

The transfer gossip guru, who has been one of the first persons to share news on some of the confirmed cases in the footballing world, also noted that a Fiorentina striker, Dusan Vlahovic, has also tested positive for the virus.

Juventus have quarantined their whole squad after defender, Daniele Rugani, tested positive for the virus, which is also known as COVID-19, on Thursday.

Games in the Italian top flight and other divisions have been suspended until April 3 and there is a possibility the season could be scrapped.

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