AC Milan Players Ante Rebic, Rade Krunic Test Positive For COVID-19 Before Juventus Game | Football News


Ante Rebic and Rade Krunic’s absence is a blow for Stefano Pioli’s AC Milan.© Twitter




AC Milan forward Ante Rebic and midfielder Rade Krunic have both tested positive for coronavirus and will miss Wednesday’s Serie A clash against Juventus, the Italian league leaders confirmed. “Ante Rebic and Rade Krunic tested positive for a molecular swab carried out yesterday (Tuesday) in anticipation of the match against Juventus,” the club said in a statement. “The asymptomatic players remained in isolation at home where a second control swab was taken today (Wednesday). All the team members were subjected to further tests with negative results.”

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Juventus pair Alex Sandro and Juan Cuadrado are also ruled out of the game after positive tests earlier this week.

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Rebic and Krunic’s absence is a blow for Stefano Pioli’s Milan who are already hit by injuries including forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic with midfielder Sandro Tonali suspended.

AC Milan have a one-point lead on city rivals Inter in Serie A, with Juventus 10 points adrift of the leaders in fifth, having played a game less.

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