MANCHESTER UNITED have been dealt a blow after left-back Alex Telles examined constructive for coronavirus for a second time.
The 27-year-old has already missed 4 video games for the Pink Devils after first testing positive for Covid-19 on the finish of October.
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Manchester United defender Alex Telles has examined constructive for coronavirus on worldwide responsibility with BrazilCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation
Telles joined up with Brazil’s squad for the worldwide break as he produced a negative result.
And the previous Porto defender even got here off the bench in his nation’s 1-0 win over Venezuela on Friday.
But Guilherme Arana has now been known as up after the Brazilian Soccer Confederation confirmed Telles examined constructive for coronavirus on Saturday.
The CBF declare that United star Telles is ‘now not in a transmissive stage’ as the remainder of Tite’s gamers will endure a second check on Saturday.
But when the Pink Devils ace returns a second successive constructive end result as we speak then he will not be capable to journey with Brazil for his or her recreation in opposition to Uruguay.
Telles would then be pressured to return to United to endure a second interval of isolation which might be an enormous blow to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
The Outdated Trafford chief is already without Luke Shaw for at least a month due to a hamstring injury sustained within the 3-1 win over Everton.
And that would go away Solskjaer with simply Brandon Williams as United’s solely accessible left-back if Telles exams constructive for coronavirus once more as we speak.
United resume their Premier League marketing campaign subsequent Saturday at Outdated Trafford as they host struggling West Brom.
The membership will then look to precise revenge on Istanbul Basaksehir within the Champions League following a shock 2-1 defeat within the reverse fixture.
Telles has managed only one look for United since his latest transfer resulting from testing constructive for coronavirus the primary time.