Inter Milan have confirmed that wing-back Ashley Young has tested positive for COVID-19 in the club’s latest testing round.

The 35-year-old positive result comes as a blow to both the player and club having played in some capacity in all three of Inter’s Serie A matches this season.

The club said in a statement that Young tested positive for Covid-19 following the test carried out yesterday in Appiano Gentile and is already in quarantine at his home.

Young has provided one assist in his three Serie A matches this season, with Antonio Conte’s side securing seven points to leave them in fourth place heading into matchday four.

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Ashely Young following his positive test result is likely to miss their derby match against AC Milan and Borrusia Mönchengladbach in their first champions league game.