Serie A: 11 players catch coronavirus as doctors warn against training

first_img Loading… “Today in Italy there are still football clubs which are either shamefully irresponsible, or live on Mars, or lack a minimum of dignity,” the AIC wrote. On Saturday evening Italian authorities said 3,497 cases had been recorded in the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 21,157. The death toll now stands at 1,441, up from 1,266 on Friday. Italy international Cutrone, 22, who joined Fiorentina on loan from Wolverhampton Wanderers last January, took to Instagram to reassure fans on his condition. “Thanks to all of you for the support and your messages of affection,” the former AC Milan player said. Promoted ContentBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemThe 10 Most Irresistible Asian ActressesWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?What Is A Black Hole In Simple Terms?6 Most Unforgettable Bridges In The World7 Of The Wealthiest Universities In The World10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do6 Extreme Facts About HurricanesThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreThe 10 Best Secondary Education Systems In The World6 Incredibly Strange Facts About Hurricanes5 Reasons To Wait For The Solo Black Widow Movie Serie A doctors have issued a joint warning advising against a return to club training after four more players on Saturday tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the tally in the Italian top flight to 11. Patrick Cutrone, on loan to Fiorentina from Wolves, has tested positive for coronavirus Fiorentina’s Patrick Cutrone and German Pezzella contracted the virus, the Tuscan club said, with Sampdoria’s Fabio Depaoli and Bartosz Bereszynski later confirming they had also been diagnosed. Serie A doctors said they had “strong concerns” and “unanimously advise not to resume training until a clear improvement” in the situation. Four Fiorentina team members were diagnosed with Serbia forward Dusan Vlahovic also testing positive on Friday, along with a club physiotherapist. Seven Sampdoria players have tested positive, including Italian midfielder Depaoli and Polish defender Bereszynski on Saturday, along with Juventus defender Daniele Rugani this week. Vlahovic, 20, revealed that he had not realised anything was wrong until he became feverish and his temperature rose to 39 degrees, and he went to hospital. “Anyway, I’m fine now,” he said on Instagram. “What to do now? Nothing, just rest. I just have to stay away from people.” Serie A as well as all sport in Italy has been suspended until April 3. But the Italian Players’ Association (AIC) on Saturday slammed a “paradoxical situation” whereby pressure was being put on players by some clubs to return to training. Read Also: Five more Serie A players test positive for coronavirus “I’m fine, and at this moment I stay at home following the protocol I received. I recommend you strictly observe the indications provided every day by the Institutions. #StrongerTogether #StayatHome Thank you, Patrick.” Argentine Pezzella said earlier on Instagram: “The symptoms disappeared and I am at home following the procedures indicated by my club’s medical staff. “This will certainly soon be just another story. Look after your health and that of those around you. Hugs.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img

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