Inter Milan’s Ashley Young has tested positive for COVID-19, the Serie A club said on Sunday, becoming the sixth member of their squad to be infected in the last week.
Inter said in a statement that the Englishman, who plays as a full back or winger, was in quarantine at home.
Midfielders Roberto Gagliardini and Radja Nainggolan also returned positive results from tests carried out at Inter’s training ground this week.
📰 | ANNOUNCEMENT
FC Internazionale Milano announces Ashley Young has tested positive for COVID-19
— Inter (@Inter_en) October 11, 2020
Defenders Alessandro Bastoni and Milan Skriniar tested positive while with Italy under-21 and Slovakia senior squads, respectively.
Under Serie A rules, players who test positive have to quarantine for 14 days, which could leave Inter seriously depleted for their derby against AC Milan on Oct. 17.