Sunday Oct 04, 2020. 08:55
Liverpool have confirmed that Sadio Mane has tested positive for COVID-19.
The Reds revealed on their official website that Mane is currently self-isolating according to the necessary guidelines.
Mane is the second Reds player to test positive for the coronavirus this week. Spanish midfielder Thiago Alcantara missed back-to-back games against Arsenal this week after testing positive for the virus.
The Senegal international has made a strong start to the 2020/21 season and was nominated for the September Premier League Player of the Month award.
Mane, 28, has scored three goals in three Premier League games this season.
Liverpool travel to Birmingham to take on Aston Villa at Villa Park on Sunday evening. The Reds will be aiming to make it four wins from four games this season following victories over Leeds United, Chelsea and Arsenal.