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Mohamed Salah tests positive for COVID-19, say Egypt FA

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah has tested positive for COVID-19 as confirmed by Egypt FA pilling more pressure on Jurgen Klopp.

In a statement issued by the governing body, they revealed a test was conducted on the first team players before revealing the Liverpool star had tested positive but had no symptoms.

All other players had tested negative as the forward proceeds to isolation pending further tests with the health officials predicting a quick recovery.

The news comes days after the Egyptian attended his brother’s wedding held at the capital Cairo. In attendance was his brother Mahmoud Trezeguet, an Aston Villa player.

In a video shared widely, Salah could be seen dancing with a mask as others in attendance lacked theirs and in a separate one, he could be seen without any mask.

The news comes as a big blow for Egypt who are determined to qualify for the African Cup of Nation ahead of their Togo clash.

Back in England, Liverpool are a troubled side losing several players to injuries with the latest one in the list being Joe Gomez who underwent a successful knee surgery.

Alex Kiprop
News Moto sports correspondent. Catch up the latest results when they happen and as they happen, locally and international

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