Roma midfield duo tests positive for COVID

According to reports in Italy, two Roma midfielders tested positive for COVID, but the whole team will undergo further examinations today.

Multiple reports in Italy suggest two Giallorossi midfielders, both vaccinated against COVID, tested positive after a round of rapid antigen tests.

Therefore, the whole team will undergo a further round of molecular swab tests today.

Roma haven’t yet released any official statement about the matter and Italian media haven’t unveiled the identity of both footballers.

The Giallorossi return to the pitch on Sunday, visiting Andriy Shevchenko’s Genoa.

It kicks off at 19.45 UK time.

José Mourinho will hold a pre-match press conference at 16.00 Italy time (15.00 in the UK).