Manchester City Manager, Pep Guardiola, and assistant Juanma Lillo both test positive for Covid-19

Pep Guardiola has tested positive for Covid-19 as seven first team players and 14 backrooms staff are forced to self-isolate.

Guardiola recorded a positive test on Tuesday along with assistant Juanma Lillo and are both self-isolating.

The Premier League champions have confirmed 21 members of the first team bubble have tested positive.
City play League Two club Swindon Town in the third round of the FA Cup on Friday. Assistant coach Rodolfo Borrell will take charge of the team for the trip to Swindon.

Sean Dyche will also miss his side’s cup tie against Huddersfield Town on Saturday afternoon after testing positive for Covid-19.

The Premier League club said: “Burnley Football Club can confirm manager Sean Dyche will miss this weekend’s FA Cup third-round tie at home to Huddersfield, after testing positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday. Sean will now follow the mandatory self-isolation protocols.”

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