Liverpool forward Sadio Mane has become the second player from the English Premier League champions to test positive for Covid-19 this week.
The club said in a statement on Friday that the Senegalese, who scored in Monday's 3-1 league win over Arsenal, has displayed minor symptoms of the virus but feels in good health overall.
On Tuesday, Liverpool's new midfield signing Thiago Alcantara tested positive and was also reported to be displaying minor symptoms.
"Liverpool Football Club are – and will continue to – follow all protocols relating to Covid-19 and Mane will self-isolate for the required period of time," said the statement.
Sadio mane wrote on his Instagram confirming the news "Hello I´ve been tested positive but I am feeling good and not showing heavy symptoms. I will begin my quarantine and recovery process immediately. Make sure that you stay safe and follow all rules to protect yourself and your loved ones to avoid a second wave of the COVID-19 Virus spreading all over the world. I will be back stronger than before! We will get through this together."
Mane hadn't trained with team in the past two days as a precaution.