AC Milan goalkeeper Donnarumma tests positive for coronavirus

Tanya Simon
October 27, 2020

AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma has tested positive Covid-19 and will be unavailable for selection in the side's next three fixtures. In a brief statement online, the Italian giants confirmed that the keeper came back with a positive result and are asymptomatic and now isolating at home.

The seemingly ageless Swedish forward - he celebrated his 39th birthday earlier this month - scored his fifth and sixth goals of the Italian season Monday in Serie A-leading Milan's disappointing 3-3 draw against visiting Roma.

The club said the players were asymptomatic and are in isolation at home.

Milan have officially announced Jens Petter Hauge and Gianluigi Donnarumma have tested positive for coronavirus.

In addition, three members of first-team staff also returned positive tests for the virus, which has caused a global pandemic, infecting more than 40 million worldwide and costing over 1m lives.

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The side is now at the top of Serie A standings with 12 points from 4 matches.

AC Milan's Zlatan Ibrahimovic, left, and Roma's Bruno Peres vie for the ball during the Serie A match between AC Milan and Roma.

Indeed, the Swede took to Twitter to joke: "I tested negative to Covid yesterday and positive today".

Stefano Pioli's men could move four points clear at the top of Serie A with a fifth straight win to start the season against Roma.

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