AC Milan Manager Stefano Pioli Tests Positive For Coronavirus

AC Milan Manager Stefano Pioli Tests Positive For Coronavirus

AC Milan coach Stefano Pioli has tested positive for coronavirus on Saturday, the club has confirmed.

The Milan boss is quarantining at home and Milan has cancelled a training session that was due to be held.

Pioli is asymptomatic, and all other tests undertaken returned negative results.

A club statement read: “Stefano Pioli tested positive for a quick swab carried out this morning. The competent health authorities informed, the coach, who is asymptomatic, was promptly placed in quarantine at home.

“All other swabs carried out on the group were negative. Training has been cancelled. Subject to federal protocol, the team will resume training in view of the match against Napoli on Monday.”

The Rossoneri are two points clear at the top of Serie A and are unbeaten in 19 league matches.

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Milan are scheduled to face Napoli at the San Paolo next Sunday.

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