Osimhen In Danger Of COVID-19 As Napoli President Tests Positive

Former Lille striker, Victor Osimhen and his SSC Napoli teammates could be in danger of contracting coronavirus after the Serie A side’s president, Aurelio De Laurentiis, tested positive for the dreaded virus.

Here’s how Napoli revealed the situation on their official Twitter handle: “SSC Napoli. can confirm that president, Aurelio De Laurentiis has tested positive for COVID-19 following test on Wednesday”

On the part of Football Italia, here’s what they wrote: “Controversy is growing after De Laurentiis who tested positive for COVID-19 dined with other club patrons and did not self-isolate despite having symptoms.”

According to La Repubblica late Thursday night, one of the representatives of the 20 clubs at the Lega Serie A meeting on Wednesday was said to have tested positive for COVID-19.

Napoli thereafter released a brief statement on Thursday morning confirming President De Laurentiis was positive for the Coronavirus.

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De Laurentiis had some health issues in 2019 and is in the age group to be considered at-risk, so it’s possible he will be admitted to hospital for observation and treatment.

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