By Nimot Adetola Sulaimon
German professional football player, Kai Havertz, who plays for English football club, Chelsea, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Chelsea’s manager, Frank Lampard confirmed this on Wednesday, and it was also announced on their official page.
The statement read ”Frank Lampard has confirmed Kai Havertz has tested positive for COVID-19. As a consequence, the player is now undergoing a period of self-Isolation and is not involved in tonight’s Champions League game versus Rennes”.
Frank Lampard has confirmed Kai Havertz has tested positive for Covid-19. As a consequence the player is now undergoing a period of self-isolation and is not involved in tonight’s Champions League game versus Rennes.#CHEREN
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) November 4, 2020
Havertz will also miss Chelsea’s match against Sheffield United on Saturday while he also appears likely to miss out on Germany’s upcoming trio of matches as well.