Man City's Jesus and Walker test positive for COVID-19

Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus and defender Kyle Walker have tested positive for COVID-19.

Kyle Walker

Kyle Walker and Gabriel Jesus are the two Manchester City players who have tested positive for the coronavirus.   -  AP

Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus and defender Kyle Walker have tested positive for COVID-19, the Premier League club said on Friday.

Two other City staff members have also tested positive for the novel coronavirus, and all four are self-isolating.

"Everyone at the club wishes our colleagues a speedy recovery over the Christmas period ahead of their return to work, training and competition," City said in a statement.

City, eighth in the league table, hosts Newcastle United on Saturday before visiting Everton on Monday.

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