2 Manchester City players positive on COVID-19

The latest on the effects of coronavirus outbreaks on sports around the world:

Manchester City players Gabriel Jesus and Kyle Walker tested positive for coronavirus.

The team said two staff members also tested positive and that all four were self-isolating in accordance with the Premier League and government protocols.

Gabriel Jesus has been slowed by injuries and has only scored four goals in all competitions this season. The Brazilian striker scored 23 goals in 53 games last season.

English defender Walker is in his fourth season with City.

The club said it wants its four to “recover quickly during the Christmas period before returning to work, training and competition.”

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