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Two Man City Players Test Positive For COVID 19 Ahead Of EPL Opener

Manchester City’s duo of Riyad Mahrez and Aymeric Laporte have both tested positive for coronavirus.

They are both currently observing a period of self-isolation, in accordance with Premier League and UK government protocol.

Neither of the City players is displaying symptoms of the virus.

“Everyone at the club wishes Riyad and Aymeric a speedy recovery ahead of their return to training and the new season,” City added in a statement.

Mahrez tweeted in response to messages of support from City fans: “Thank you for all the nice messages, I’m good. Stay safe everyone take care of you.”

And Laporte added:

“Thanks everyone for your messages, everything is going as well as possible, I am following the protocol for the next few days and I will be back soon, take care of yourself.”

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