Matt Doherty exams optimistic for coronavirus on worldwide obligation with Republic of Eire
Jose Mourinho dealt blow as Matt Doherty exams optimistic for coronavirus forward of Tottenham’s conflict in opposition to Manchester Metropolis – with James McLean additionally contracting Covid-19 whereas on Republic of Eire obligation
Matt Doherty and James McLean began for Republic of Eire in Wales defeat
Each gamers have now been remoted away from squad after optimistic exams
Information is blow for Jose Mourinho with Doherty rising as key Tottenham participant
Tottenham can be with out Matt Doherty for his or her big Premier League conflict with Manchester Metropolis.
The precise-back has examined optimistic for coronavirus together with fellow Republic of Eire team-mate James McLean.
The pair began Sunday’s 1-0 defeat by Wales in Cardiff however have now been remoted from the remainder of the group, which flew again to Dublin on Monday.
A Soccer Affiliation of Eire assertion stated: ‘The Soccer Affiliation of Eire can affirm Eire defender Matt Doherty and ahead James McClean have examined optimistic for Covid-19.
Matt Doherty has examined optimistic for coronavirus whereas on worldwide obligation
‘The gamers have been remoted from the group as per Covid-19 protocols, and the HSE have been knowledgeable of this improvement.
‘The remainder of the workers and squad examined adverse forward of the flight again to Dublin this morning earlier than the UEFA Nations League match in opposition to Bulgaria on Wednesday.’
The event represents a recent headache for supervisor Stephen Kenny, who has already misplaced Callum Robinson and Alan Browne to optimistic exams this month.
With Seamus Coleman, Enda Stevens and John Egan lacking by way of damage and James McCarthy having withdrawn from the squad for household causes, Kenny’s assets had been depleted additional on the Cardiff Metropolis Stadium by Jeff Hendrick’s pink card and the reserving which can see fellow midfielder Jayson Molumby be a part of him on the suspension record in opposition to Bulgaria.
Eire must keep away from defeat on the Aviva Stadium to make sure they don’t end backside of Group B4 and undergo relegation.
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