Rade Krunic and Ante Rebic test positive ahead of Juventus game
AC Milan struck down by Covid outbreak ahead of tonight’s Juventus game as Rade Krunic and Ante Rebic test positive… with game already in doubt due to multiple cases in Andrea Pirlo’s side and authorities threatening to block them from travelling
- AC Milan revealed Rade Krunic and Ante Rebic have tested positive for Covid-19
- Both Rebic and Krunic are asymptomatic and currently self-isolating at home
- The news comes shortly after Alex Sandro and Juan Cuadrado tested positive
- All four players will miss out on the AC Milan and Juventus clash this evening
AC Milan have revealed that Rade Krunic and Ante Rebic have tested positive for coronavirus ahead of tonight’s fixture against Juventus.
The news comes just hours after Juventus announced that both Alex Sandro and Juan Cuadrado had been ruled out of Andrea Pirlo’s side due to Covid-19.
The statement from AC Milan confirms that both Krunic and Rebic are asymptomatic and currently self-isolating at home.
AC Milan have revealed that Rade Krunic and Ante Rebic have tested positive for Covid-19
Following Krunic and Rebic’s positive result, the rest of the AC Milan were tested for the virus.
The club revealed that all other Milan players have returned a negative test and will available for title showdown with Juventus.
However, the news of additional positive cases could throw this evening’s game into further doubt after authorities already threatened to cancel the fixture after Sandro and Cuadrado’s results.
Juventus duo Juan Cuadrado (left) and Alex Sandro (right) have both tested positive for Covid
Italian health authorities revealed that they would prevent Juventus from travelling to the game if there was evidence of an uncontrolled outbreak within Pirlo’s side.
Given that Juventus and AC Milan have both seen players contract the virus, local authorities may look to intervene.
Should the game go ahead as planned, Krunic and Rebic’s absence will come as a blow to Stefano Pioli.
Pioli is already missing Sandro Tonali, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Alexis Saelemaekers, Ismael Bennacer and Matteo Gabbia for this evening’s game.
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