Napoli's Fabian Ruiz tests positive for coronavirus


FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Serie A - Udinese v Napoli - Dacia Arena, Udine, Italy - January 10, 2021 Napoli's Fabian Ruiz REUTERS/Daniele Mascolo

ROME (Reuters) - Napoli midfielder Fabian Ruiz has tested positive for the coronavirus, the Serie A club announced on Saturday.

The Spanish midfielder will miss the league match against Fiorentina on Sunday as well as Wednesday’s Italian Super Cup final against Juventus.

“All the COVID-19 swab tests taken this morning by the squad group have come back negative with the exception of Fabian Ruiz,” read a Napoli statement.

“The Spanish player has tested positive and will observe a period of isolation at home."

(Reporting by Alasdair Mackenzie; Editing by Toby Davis)

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