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Fellaini tests positive for coronavirus

Marouane Fellaini

JINAN, CHINA - JUNE 25: Marouane Fellaini #25 of Shandong Luneng heads the ball during the AFC Champions League Round of 16 2nd Leg match between Shandong Luneng and Guangzhou Evergrande at Jinan Olympic Sports Center Stadium on June 25, 2019 in Jinan, Shandong Province of China. (Photo by Visual China Group via Getty Images/Visual China Group via Getty Images)

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Marouane Fellaini has implored the world to “stay safe” after announcing that he’s tested positive for coronavirus.

The test came as Fellaini returned to Chinese Super League club Shandong Luneng on Friday. He will be quarantined, according to Sky Sports, but is asymptomatic and did not have a fever.

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Fellaini joins Juventus star Paulo Dybala, AC Milan’s Paolo and Daniel Maldini, and a host of others in testing positive for COVID-19.

The Belgian midfielder was rumored to make a Premier League return this January. He’s made 260 appearances between Everton and Manchester United in the PL alone.

He has 87 caps and 19 goals for Belgium and played all 120 minutes when the Red Devils beat the USMNT at the 2014 World Cup. He scored against Japan in Belgian’s run to the World Cup semifinals.

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