Juventus defender Rugani has coronavirus
Juventus defender Daniele Rugani has tested positive for coronavirus, the Serie A club announced Wednesday.
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The Old Lady says Rugani is “asymptomatic” but in isolation protocol as the COVID-19 virus continues to run through Italy.
Rugani, 25, will obviously have been in touch with the majority of his team. He later Tweeted (below) that he’s doing okay.
Rugani has played in seven matches for Juve this season.
Serie A’s season is already in jeopardy because of coronavirus, and Juventus leads the table by a point and is in the Coppa Italia semifinals. The club also has a UEFA Champions League second leg with Lyon on Tuesday. The French side leads 1-0.
Avrete letto la notizia e per questo ci tengo a tranquillizzare tutti coloro che si stanno preoccupando per me, sto bene.— Daniele Rugani (@DanieleRugani) March 12, 2020
Invito tutti a rispettare le regole, perché questo virus non fa distinzioni! Facciamolo per noi stessi, per i nostri cari e per chi ci circonda.#grazie pic.twitter.com/1QqewIKjie