Atalanta midfielder Matteo Pessina on Wednesday grew to become the eighth Italy participant recognized with Covid-19 following worldwide obligation.
“Pessina has tested positive for Covid-19,” his membership Atalanta confirmed, including the 23-year-old was “asymptomatic and in isolation”.
For the reason that Azzurri’s World Cup qualifiers towards Northern Eire, Bulgaria and Lithuania, seven Italy gamers have formally examined optimistic.
Juventus pair Leonardo Bonucci and Federico Bernardeschi, Paris Saint-Germain pair Alessandro Florenzi and Marco Verratti, Freiburg’s Vincenzo Grifo and Cagliari goalkeeper Alessio Cragno.
A number of media reviews prompt Torino ‘keeper Salvatore Sirigu additionally has the virus, however though the membership have confirmed a case, they didn’t establish the participant.
The Italian soccer federation additionally introduced after the sport towards Lithuania on March 31 that 4 members of workers had examined optimistic.
Italy coach Roberto Mancini had named 38 gamers in his squad to protect towards a doable outbreak.